The Mind Illuminated archive

Combating Depression and Dissastifaction During Transition

Q&A: I’ve made all these life changes, but am still in transition. I’m dissatisfied and I don’t know what to do sometimes. What do I do when I can’t think …

First Level of Meditation Tips

Q & A: Where do I focus my attention when beginning to meditate? Master Culadasa explains the how to begin training the mind during “breath” focused meditation.

Craving – What’s it All About

Q&A: Craving, what’s it all about? Master Culadasa describes what craving is, how it arises and how we can train ourselves to end our own suffering.

Brightening the Mind to Combat Subtle Dullness

Q&A: How does one brighten the mind to combat subtle dullness? Master Culadasa explains correction for subtle dullness with mention of arising and passing of the bliss of mental pliancy. …

What is the Space Between Thoughts?

Q&A: What is the Space Between Thoughts? Master Culadasa explains what is occurring when the thoughts slow down and there is ‘space’ between them. He explores where thoughts come from …

Understanding Dullness

A Model for Understanding Dullness Master Culadasa explains the trap of dullness with concentration.

Focus on Sensations vs Absorption at Level 4

Q&A: What should I focus on during Level 4 development: The sensations of the breath or “becoming one” with the breath? Master Culadasa advises on how to develop meditation skills …

Tips on Developing Full-minded Awareness with Concentration (Level 5 Tips)

Q&A: How do I develop mindful awareness and good concentration? Master Culadasa explains how to develop full-minded awareness and concentration as is typically developed at level 5. Methods for combating …

Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Q&A: How would you advise someone that has PTSD and panics when the start to meditate? Master Culadasa gives tips for beginners with PTSD.
The Mind Illuminated archive
Meditation talks from Culadasa contains talks from Culadasa and is named after his wonderful book.

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