Struggling for Metta

So as I approach my second 10 days retreat which is coming up in five days I can reflect on the fact that i have been able to keep a very consistent practice through this first year of Vipassana. Even with life changes, schedule complications and some traveling, i always managed to keep my practice. …

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Metta as Method Acting, or Metta when I’m in the Mood?

I find it quite natural to practice Metta at times, but very difficult to make it a regular practice; though, maybe that’s exactly what I need? It seems with S. N. Goenka’s instruction, how to cultivate Metta vibrations is really up to me... One technique, to use thoughts or memories to trigger the Metta vibration, …

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