The Ninety-nineth Gate
Stillness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it realizes, and is replete with, the samādhi of the Tathāgata.
A deeper awareness of the...
The Ninety-eighth Gate
The practice of the balanced state of dhyāna is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it fulfills the ten powers.
A deeper awareness of oneness which is...
The Ninety-seventh Gate
Accretion of happiness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it benefits all living beings.
Accretion of happiness:
:the increase by natural growth in...
The Ninety-sixth Gate
To teach and guide living beings is a gate of Dharma illumination;for we ourselves neither indulge pleasures nor become tired.
[B]To teach and guide living beings...
The Ninety-fifth Gate
Acceptance of the right Dharma is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it eradicates the afflictions of all living beings.
Acceptance of the right Dharma :...
Have to sit the recorded version in either case.
Sounds are fine, no sounds are fine, doesn't matter.
1. no difference, as I usually sit the recorded version
2. I like natural sounds in the background
Change in time would be slightly better for me. I like the birds in the background. Those who don't also have an option of turning volume down.
A psychiatrist once told me talk therapy can work well in augmenting medication treatment of certain conditions such as schizophrenia
Thanks to all.