Anyone here have experience with the system detailed in The Mind Illuminated? Looking to renew and advance my practice. Pros and cons?

@Flophouse_Sam I've been using it as a general meditation guide for several months now. I really enjoy it and find a lot of what Culadasa says cuts right to the heart of most issues with maintaining a practice. If Mindfulness In Plain English is Meditation 101 then The Mind Illuminated is level 300-400. IMO of course, but I highly recommend checking it out.

@anatta Thanks Aaron. That's great to hear. Does it map a linear trajectory between the stages or is there some room to explore tangents?

@Flophouse_Sam It's definitely more of a technical step-by-step manual with measurable goals to meet before moving on between stages. In that sense, you'll want to focus on the chapters that pertain to the stage you are currently at.


@anatta Gotcha. Thought as much. That's cool though. I need a more disciplined approach tbf. So far, it's been self directed exploration w/out proper tuition based on a few primary sources. Looking forward to trying it out. Thanks for the info.

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