Question

I have been meditating some years, but without the Buddhas instructions in mind. Several months ago I realized the potential in this meditation and began to practice as I have read about. (I have never received any formal instruction). I have been so happy with what is taking place I am afraid that I will become complacent with my new happiness and become satisfied with my ignorance. Is it essential to meditate for a certain period of time? I do about 1/2 hour 2 times daily. On sundays I extend it to an hour sitting. This morning I was overwhelmed by the thought of the many hours that were stretched out ahead of me and it created a bad sense of being impossible. I sat even though the feeling to discontinue seemed palpable and undeniable. Is gritting it out through these things advised? Or am I creating some well of confused energy which will lead to further delusion? Thank You. I am enthralled with your music!

Rick





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