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Boredom is a Doorway

It is widely believed that pain and boredom are negative states of the mind, but according to the Buddha, and many other meditators, boredom can be a state of deeper inquiry and an opportunity for us to go beyond pain and misery.

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In Buddhism, it is believed that humans have six senses, with the mind being the sixth one.

Before our modern life, before supermarkets, cities and our predictable routines, we just were. We weren't aware of our feelings but were just reacting/responding to our immediate environment and the situations.

Our five senses combine and create our understanding of what's real and what is not. They tell us what to pay attention to, and what to shun.

The experience of Affect is the 'sense data' we automatically collect from our surroundings.

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