What is Vipassana?

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The word Vipassana is a Sanskrit word which means Insight, Clear Seeing, or Special Seeing.
Vipassana literally means Vi refers to = वि = विविध - Miscellaneous, Multi,
Passana stands for = Watching;
So, Vipassana means Watching the same thing in multi-dimensions and judging the truth and see the thing the way it is. Vipassana means to see things as they are in reality.



Type of Vipassana Meditation

  • Kayanupassana
  • Vedananupassana
  • Cittanupassana
  • Dhammanupassana

Benefits of Vipassana Meditation

  • Clear vision
  • No confusion
  • Win over Maya (Illusion)
  • Self-love
  • Self-respect
  • Self-centered mind
  • Less overthinking
  • Decreased lungs for breath problems
  • Increase focus and concentration
  • Increase the level of attention
kayanupassana

Kayanupassana

Kayanupassana literally means: Kaya is a Sanskrit word which means Body, and Upasana is also a Sanskrit word which means Worship. Thus, Kayanupassana means to worship the body as a temple. In Buddhism, Kayanupassana is observing the body while doing Meditation.

vedananupassana

Vedananupassana

Vedananupassana literally means: Vedana is a Sanskrit word which means Pain, and Upasana is also a Sanskrit word which means Worship. Thus, Vedananupassana is considered as feelings which may give pains or happiness accordingly, Vedananupassana is being mindful of your feelings.

cittanupassana

Cittanupassana

Cittanupassana literally means: Citta or Chitta is a Sanskrit word which means Mind, and Upasana is also a Sanskrit word which means Worship. Thus, Cittanupassana is considered as being a witness of the Chitta and observing the thoughts in Mind.

dhammanupassana

Dhammanupassana

Dhammanupassana literally means: Dhamma is a Sanskrit word which means Uplift or Upholds, and Upasana is also a Sanskrit word which means Worship. Thus, Dhammanupassana is considered as increasing the level of spirituality by being mindful of Mental Objects.

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