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Mark Foote
Post title: "Breath Gets Cut Off During Meditation"
(Dec 24 2014 at 11:43 AM)

Someone started a thread on "The Tao Bums" forum with the title: "Breath Gets Cut Off During Meditation", and asked for "any advice (on how) to overcome it".

Yuanwu, the twelfth century Chinese Zen teacher and author of "The Blue Cliff Record", wrote:


"You must strive with all your might to bite through here and cut off conditioned habits of mind. Be like a person who has died the great death: after your breath is cut off, then you come back to life. Only then do you realize that it

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