Insight

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In the Insight module, Rinpoche uses a variety of terms to refer to the process of inquiry and its outcome, which is insight or wisdom. “Vipassana”, literally “higher seeing”, is a classic term in all Buddhist traditions and refers to a great many practices associated with investigation and wisdom. “Analytic meditation” refers to an approach of using focused analysis or inquiry to probe a topic (such as the nature of the body) or a question (such as, “Is my sense of self changing or unchanging?”) “Prajna” is a Sanskrit term meaning “wisdom” or “insight”. “Understanding” can refer to an ordinary level or a breakthrough type of experience (like an AHA moment). “Space” and “openness” are experiential words meant to help transmit the outcome of the vipassana practices.

Synonyms:
vipassana, prajna, wisdom, analytic meditation, understanding, space, openness
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