Bad, Bad, Bad Repetition

One form of repetition that is likely endemic to humans before they awaken and is a problem is repetitive thoughts of any sort.

Thoughts are not bad. The mind thinks. That’s what it does. When you meditate, you notice your thoughts. When you start meditating, you may find some of your thoughts horrifying. That’s okay. That’s part of the point.

But you will likely also find that you have some thoughts you think repeatedly, obsessively, that are not much use. There will be times when you need to think. The Buddha continued to think after he awakened.



Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.

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