Have you ever wondered why a Buddhist monk radiates contentment and inner peace? The answer is meditation. There are many types of Buddhist meditations such as Zen and Vipassana.
The latter was practiced by Lord Buddha to attain enlightenment. In this article, we summarise the essence of Vipassana and the four types of Vipassana meditations.
Essence of Vipassana
Most of us cultivate certain feelings and attitudes towards people and things. This can generate pleasant or unpleasant emotions. Our attitude creates our state of mind. Like the saying goes, “We cannot control what happens to us but we can control how we respond to it”. Continue reading