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    Impermanence Is a Key Buddhist Insight. Here’s How to See It. | Bonus Meditation with Jessica Morey

    enSeptember 17, 2023

    Podcast Summary

    • Embracing Impermanence: Focus on EndingsPracticing mindfulness by focusing on the endings of sounds and breath helps us understand impermanence, let go of attachments, and find joy in the present.

      A Buddhist master summarized the Dharma as "everything changes," emphasizing that clinging to things that won't last can lead to pain. In this meditation led by Jess Maury, we learn to focus on the endings of sounds and breath to better understand the constant change around us. By noticing the endings, we become more mindful of the present moment and less attached to fleeting experiences. This practice can lead to increased happiness and peace. In essence, recognizing impermanence is crucial for living a contented life. By acknowledging that everything is in a state of flux, we can let go of attachments and find joy in the present. This meditation, focusing on the endings of sounds and breath, is an effective way to practice mindfulness and deepen our understanding of impermanence.

    • Noticing the endings of sounds and breathPracticing mindfulness by observing the endings of sounds and breath can help us stay present, understand impermanence, and find moments of calm.

      Paying close attention to the subtleties of sounds and breath can bring mindfulness and awareness into our daily lives. During meditation, noticing the ending of each sound vibration and breath can help us stay present and focused. This practice, as shared by meditation teacher Jess, invites us to explore the world around us and within ourselves with curiosity and acceptance. By observing the endings, we can better understand the impermanence of things and find moments of stillness and calm. Remember, you can continue this practice on your own, and for more guided meditations, check out the 10% Happier app.

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