This talk address several potential pitfalls in practice – notions about concentration and mindfulness, thinking that nothing is happening in practice, feeling half here and half not, and “doing” the practice.
This is a talk given by Bhikkhu Seelananda in November 2007 at Samatha Vipassana Meditation Centre in Edmonton Canada (as a live talk through skype to the listeners from different countries in the west and Asia). Here he explains the four Noble Truths one by one.
As we develop awareness of the objects of our experience, it is also important to be aware of our attitude to them. Is there greed, aversion or delusion; or is there non-greed, non-aversion or non-delusion?