So You’re Thinking About a 10 Day Silent Meditation Retreat

James Allworth
Sep 9, 2016 · 11 min read

You’re meant to pretend that you’re the only person there.

Your guide, Goenka, in all his glory.

But what do I do about it?


If you really want to develop equanimity, pain is a great place to start.





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James Allworth

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