Over time, the habit of recognizing and releasing deluded and obsessive thoughts has the power to return the mind to its natural state of clarity, contentment, peace, and inherent wellness.
This progressive, guided meditation on the breath explores the beginning tetrads in the Ānāpānasati Sutta.
Recognizing defeating desires and resisting their pull is a singular practice that can completely liberate the mind.
When we have the “right information” operating at all times in the background, we recognize whether resistance or craving are present or absent. Freeing the mind hinges on overcoming these obstacles to freedom and peace.
Taming, guarding, protecting, and restraining our mind generate enormous rewards and advantages. Wild Sutta AN 4.31