• micro replied to the topic Internal sound in the forum Meditation 9 months, 1 week ago

    Will try and report back, thanks.

  • micro replied to the topic Internal sound in the forum Meditation 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hi Blake,

    On retreat, at first I focused on breath sensations in the nostrils. After about a week these sensations became hard to find / focus on, so I switched to internal sounds / vibrations at the tip of the nose / energy on the upper lip (below the nose). I don’t remember the exact combination of focus points / objects.

    When I followed the…[Read more]

  • micro started the topic Internal sound in the forum Meditation 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    Hi,

    I hear a continous high pitched sound in my left ear. In my right ear, there is a faint morse-like sound that turns into high pitched frequency when I listen to it. On my recent Mahasi retreat I used these sounds with good results – I even got few seconds of jhana with internal sound as the object. Problem is, I don’t remember what was my…[Read more]

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  • I’m planning to do a self retreat using TMI (samatha-vipassana) method. Alternating between sitting and walking is popular on dry insight retreats, for example (from A Reformed Slacker’s Guide to Stream Entry):

    4.30 awaken
    5.00 walk
    6.00 sit
    7.00 breakfast
    7.30 walk
    8.00 sit
    9.00 walk
    10.00 sit
    11.00 walk
    12.00 lunch, shower, rest, sit, etc
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