Vipassana Inspired Illustrations

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In 2019 I went to a Vipassana course in Candeleda, España. I was able to explore the flow state where I experienced myself at the atomic level. Clouds of sensations arose in each moment of observation. Strong and rigid sensations ended up turning subtle and dedicated, just to remind me the impermanence of everything that is and come back again.

These images are illustrations that I made to depict what I felt during the 10-day course.

 

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ABOUT VIPASSANA (source: Dhamma)

“Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered by Gotama Buddha more than 2500 years ago and was taught by him as a universal remedy for universal ills, i.e., an Art Of Living. This non-sectarian technique aims for the total eradication of mental impurities and the resultant highest happiness of full liberation.

Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. It focuses on the deep interconnection between mind and body, which can be experienced directly by disciplined attention to the physical sensations that form the life of the body, and that continuously interconnect and condition the life of the mind. It is this observation-based, self-exploratory journey to the common root of mind and body that dissolves mental impurity, resulting in a balanced mind full of love and compassion.

The scientific laws that operate one’s thoughts, feelings, judgements and sensations become clear. Through direct experience, the nature of how one grows or regresses, how one produces suffering or frees oneself from suffering is understood. Life becomes characterized by increased awareness, non-delusion, self-control and peace.”

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