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7. Clarity > 60. Meditate

Meditate

Learn the basics of insight meditation, a much subtler and surer (but slower) technique for gaining clarity than the Fourfold Breath.

There are many kinds of meditation. The kind described in this hack is called vipassana, or insight meditation. Vipassana is the primary meditation technique of Theravada Buddhism, which you might think of as “orthodox” Buddhism; it is the sect that has remained closest to the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama from 2,500 years ago.

These brief instructions on how to meditate are intended to be useful for insight meditation only; if you wish to try another kind, you will have to consult another source.

The benefits of insight meditation include the following:


  

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