The primary sense of settling doesn’t come from the mind but from embodiment. So, calm and soothe the somatic energies of the body by resonating the meanings of ‘safe’ and ‘welcome’. This is how one uses the body to train the mind, and aspiration to settle the body.
Exploring the wholesome and beautiful factors of mind that are associated with the development and fruits of concentration, metta practice and with the deepening and fruits of Vipassana practice with an emphasis on the Abhidhamma basket’s clear and refined disclosure of what happens in the mind through meditation practice.
Our heart/mind can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven…and so
we cultivate and incline the mind towards the development and blossoming of a pure, wholesome and beautiful heart/mind. This reflection includes a reading of 'The Mind’ from the Dhammapada by the Buddha.