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Knowing and Seeing

Knowing and Seeing

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The four meditation subjects of lovingkindness,
recollection-of-the-Buddha, repulsiveness medita-
tion and recollection-of-death are called the ‘Four
Protections’, or the ‘Four Protective Meditations’. This
is because they protect the meditator from various
dangers. It is, for this reason, worthwhile to learn
and develop them before proceeding to Vipassanà
meditation. I have already described how to develop
loving-kindness, so I would now like to talk about

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how to develop the other three protective meditations,
beginning with the recollection-of-the-Buddha.

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