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Busy Bodhi: How to Get Rid of Distracting Thoughts - ChadeMeng.com
When trying to meditate, do you get distracted by “bad” thoughts (e.g., greed, hatred, etc)? In the Vitakkasaṇṭhāna Sutta (Majjhima Nikaya 20), the Buddha gives 5 suggestions to get rid of them… First, try to replace the bad thought with a good thought (loving kindness, etc), “just as a skilled carpenter or his apprentice …