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New updates are good. It's easy to read, covers everything nicely, but in broad terms without much detail. Are you planning on going into any more detail on forcing methods such as visualization, personality reinforcement, etc.?

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When the Wiki gets put together the guide will link to different sections that will go into all the detail, and link to other guides that talk specifically about those things.

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(I decided I'll give you some critique you can use to improve the guide at least)

 

Everything before "Where do I begin?" section can be scraped or taken to a different page, because newcomers don't come to the guide for this.

 

The "Where do I begin?" section is pretty good, but needs some changes. "Ultimately it will involve a lot of time ..." The whole sentence is unnecessary imo and the first part could even create expectations that would slow people down. I would put the sentence "There is no disadvantage to using multiple methods." because it fits here much more.

 

"Working on the concept" the text in the section doesn't seem to belong to the header and I'm not sure what you wanted to talk about here.

 

"Occasionally they’ll change something about themselves, and it may surprise you to see how extreme the change is." The change doesn't have to be extreme to be surprising.

 

Saying one phase of tulpa development is external makes it seem like we are going to be bringing them to our dimension or something similar, so I would reword it. Or maybe even get rid of the division completely, because I see no point in it.

 

"... and the length of time it takes nowadays compared to when we all began has become a small fraction." Is completely unnecessary.

 

"If there’s anything that is a common theme in every method of tulpa creation, it’s forcing." I think you are forgetting that (tulpa)forcing is a term to talk about working on your tulpa, which makes this sentence completely unnecessary.

 

(talking about tulpaforcing) "This is the time that you take on a regular basis to go somewhere peaceful and commit the various aspects of your tulpa to memory." This might apply to working on personality and form, but it ignores working on other things like hearing your tulpa, possession, imposition etc.

 

"Ultimately, everything that is your tulpa will be something you have to think deeply about." What do you mean by this sentence? We certainly don't have to think about what our tulpa is.

 

"Visualization is a term referring to when you force for the physical appearance of your tulpa" This definition is really bad. I think a better wording would be: "Visualisation is the part of tulpaforcing, where you focus on seeing your tulpa or at least some part of it and work on its form."

 

In the part about visualisation you should also mention that it's not necessary to see the tulpa well to be ever "finished" with visualisation.

 

"you're talking to someone who implicitly likes you" It's not really implicit in my opinion. It's just that we give a lot of love to our mindfolk, that makes them love/like us back. I don't want some newcomer think that a tulpa will like them no matter what, so I would get rid of the part.

 

"Speak to them from the heart, and in time, they’ll respond similarly." From what I have heard and experienced myself it's more the host not being able to hear them rather them not being able to talk, so I think it should be said in a different way.

 

"Nobody is really all too comfortable visualizing their tulpa in a void" Are we really going to throw assumptions at the reader? I myself had no problem visualising Ariadne in a void even though we had our own mindscape.

 

"This concept is called wonderland, and it’s a nice visual aid in developing your tulpa." It's not just a visual aid, as we know tulpae can interact with it like you can with a real world and they can do it even if you aren't paying attention and the changes persist as does the mindscape itself.

 

"Having an effective wonderland gives you a world for your tulpa to explore as well as a place for you to spend time together before the imposition stage." The mindscape is still very useful after imposition, so I wouldn't say that last part, especially not because it could make some people assume it's hard to spend time together before imposition.

 

Also I wonder what you meant with "effective wonderland".

 

"When you feel your tulpa is as developed as it can be in the internal phase, it’s time to move on to the next step: imposing them on your senses." You can easily start with imposition even before doing much of the "internal phase". I also have reasons to believe it might be better to do imposition very early, so I would remove this sentence.

 

The paragraph should also mention directly that you should be doing what you did when you did visualisation, but this time trying to see them in real world. The whole paragraph is pretty confusing as well, so I think it should be rewritten a bit.

 

"...so try to force your eyes to see them doing those things. Eventually, they actually will." This pretty much says that your eyes will be able to see them, which implies they are in the real world and it isn't true. Your brain adds the image of your tulpa into what you see.

 

I think he should be more explicit about the fact that you will "hear" them like anyone else in the real world except that it's just brain adding their voice into your perception.

 

Can you stop ending every paragraph (in one of the sections) with "... will blow your mind" it makes us seem really weird in the eyes of newcomers.

 

I don't see the point of "Life, as Vivid and Real as Any Other".

 

To be entirely honest, most of the text (when you look at the text itself and not at the headers) looks like you not being sure as to what to write next or how to get to the next point, which causes you to make jumps from one thing to another without them being connected in any way (e.g. "There is no disadvantage to using multiple methods. Believe in your tulpa’s sentience from the beginning;")

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I decided to peer-review some of what purlox said, and For the most part i agree with what he just said.

 

Everything before "Where do I begin?" section can be scraped or taken to a different page, because newcomers don't come to the guide for this.

I also agree with this

 

The "Where do I begin?" section is pretty good, but needs some changes. "Ultimately it will involve a lot of time ..." The whole sentence is unnecessary imo and the first part could even create expectations that would slow people down. I would put the sentence "There is no disadvantage to using multiple methods." because it fits here much more.

I think i know where you're coming from here Purlox, but i must disagree with you here, Newcomers need to at least be conscious that this process does indeed take time, I believe it to be worse for a newcomer to get started expecting to have a imposed tulpa by the end of the week and starts spamming the forums with why he/she haven't goten X and Y for his/her tulpa yet. I don't see any harm in informing newcomers

"Ultimately it will involve a lot of time ..." Because it does, there's no magic wand for this, it's work and patience. am sure we won't get another Winter because of this.

 

Expected progress in X time, is as bad as hour counting. when progress happens that's great, but when it doesn't thats okay too. because it takes times

 

 

 

"Visualization is a term referring to when you force for the physical appearance of your tulpa" This definition is really bad. I think a better wording would be: "Visualisation is the part of tulpaforcing, where you focus on seeing your tulpa or at least some part of it and work on its form."

I think the only flaw with the first statement is that how some newcomers may misinterpret that as Imposing.

 

In the part about visualisation you should also mention that it's not necessary to see the tulpa well to be ever "finished" with visualisation.

I agree, My Visualision stinks. but my tulpa is very happy with her form.

 

 

"you're talking to someone who implicitly likes you" It's not really implicit in my opinion. It's just that we give a lot of love to our mindfolk, that makes them love/like us back. I don't want some newcomer think that a tulpa will like them no matter what, so I would get rid of the part.

Am somewhere in-between on this, One thing that i think is important is that we have to build newcomers confidence, while not promoting ignorance, it should be edited but not removed. Add what purlox said "you're talking to someone who implicitly likes you Because of the love and time you will spend with him/her/it"

 

 

"Speak to them from the heart, and in time, they’ll respond similarly." From what I have heard and experienced myself it's more the host not being able to hear them rather them not being able to talk, so I think it should be said in a different way.

agreed

 

"Nobody is really all too comfortable visualizing their tulpa in a void" Are we really going to throw assumptions at the reader? I myself had no problem visualising Ariadne in a void even though we had our own mindscape.

I would just say that visualizing in a wonderland is preferred over a void. not that a void is too much of a bad thing

 

"This concept is called wonderland, and it’s a nice visual aid in developing your tulpa." It's not just a visual aid, as we know tulpae can interact with it like you can with a real world and they can do it even if you aren't paying attention and the changes persist as does the mindscape itself.

I agree

 

"Having an effective wonderland gives you a world for your tulpa to explore as well as a place for you to spend time together before the imposition stage." The mindscape is still very useful after imposition, so I wouldn't say that last part, especially not because it could make some people assume it's hard to spend time together before imposition.

agreed

 

"...so try to force your eyes to see them doing those things. Eventually, they actually will." This pretty much says that your eyes will be able to see them, which implies they are in the real world and it isn't true. Your brain adds the image of your tulpa into what you see.

agreed

 

Can you stop ending every paragraph (in one of the sections) with "... will blow your mind" it makes us seem really weird in the eyes of newcomers.

lol, i agree here; it's okay to hype up our newcomers but everything in moderation Amadeus =).

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I just have a few comments on what Purlox said; everything else I'm either indifferent, I agree on, or I would like Amadeus to come in and comment/defend on the subject.

 

(I decided I'll give you some critique you can use to improve the guide at least)

 

Everything before "Where do I begin?" section can be scraped or taken to a different page, because newcomers don't come to the guide for this.

I should clarify something.

 

If this will be acting as the site content (that is, the new site, excluding wiki, et cetera), it will be the very first thing on the home page that they will see. When I instructed Amadeus to write the new site content, I was instructing him to aim for Dreamview's approach; you can read their home page and their overview to get an idea on how they organize their introduction to lucid dreaming.

 

To quote myself from back in September:

I'm sure you've noticed Amadeus post ... once finalized, it's actually going to serve as the new content for the website ... and serves as a nice primer to introduce people that have never heard of the concept, before.

 

This can quite possibly be the first time the viewer to the site is encountering tulpae, or it could be right after they've read the wikipedia article, got bombarded with mysticism, then decided to click the link to tulpa.info at the end of the article.

 

If you visit Dreamviews, and click the Introduction, you are listed with, well, an introduction. In this case, the first paragraph is as follows:

What if you could enter a world within your own mind--one which is completely realistic, but completely safe. One where you can do anything your heart desires, no limits, no consequences. If you can imagine it, you can do it--and all while sleeping peacefully.

 

I believe this serves well enough as catching someone's interest in lucid dreaming if they've never heard of it. If someone is going to the site for anything but an overview and introduction to tulpae, then they can click the next section of the page and read on where to start.

 

"Occasionally they’ll change something about themselves, and it may surprise you to see how extreme the change is." The change doesn't have to be extreme to be surprising.

I know where you're coming from, but as an overview explaining deviation, saying that it may be surprising, using the key word being may should be fine in my opinion.

 

However, if the wording is unnerving, it can be changed, as I believe the example given in this section explains that it can be extreme and surprising.

 

I know of one earth pony who became a dragon -- a really big one.

 

 

 

"Speak to them from the heart, and in time, they’ll respond similarly." From what I have heard and experienced myself it's more the host not being able to hear them rather them not being able to talk, so I think it should be said in a different way.

I believe it ends up coming off as the host not trusting what they hear and less them not being able to hear.

 

"Nobody is really all too comfortable visualizing their tulpa in a void" Are we really going to throw assumptions at the reader? I myself had no problem visualising Ariadne in a void even though we had our own mindscape.

I agree with this very much. I believe it could be reworded as,

"While some choose to visualize their tulpa in a void, many..."

 

 

To be entirely honest, most of the text (when you look at the text itself and not at the headers) looks like you not being sure as to what to write next or how to get to the next point, which causes you to make jumps from one thing to another without them being connected in any way (e.g. "There is no disadvantage to using multiple methods. Believe in your tulpa’s sentience from the beginning;")

I think I know why this was done. As I noted near the beginning, I would like this to be split up into sections in a similar way that dreamviews has it, rather than it being one large page.


As for my own comments...

 

I don't have too many complaints about this overview, but I do have a few. Firstly, I believe the headers may be a bit superficial, if that makes any sense. Amadeus is a very good creative writer, and while I'm happy to see how he wrote up the introduction creatively to capture the readers attention among other things, I believe the headers should be most directly to the point that will be covering what's talked about in that section.

 

Further, I would like things not to be discussed as it were in a procedural method (Purlox made a point that Imposition could be done at the start, or further down). So ideally, this should cover what imposition is, as well as how it works and an overview on how to do it, but it shouldn't say that you should be doing imposition after you've done X or Y -- same for anything else.

 

My other issues is that it becomes too personal, a lot of the use of the word "I", that sort of thing. I would like the end result to remain neutral and avoid use of the word "I, me, " etc. Also, I would like it neutral when it comes to actual tulpae as well as creators. For instance,

"For example, my tulpa, Juno, goes through hair styles based on how she feels. Not once has she had the style or color of hair that I designed her with originally. But that’s perfectly fine."

If this is written up as the main site content, I'm going to end up getting emails about my tulpa named Juno xD

 

I believe this could be written more broadly, mentioning that there are instances when tulpae go through hair styles based on how they feel, and not one of the styles were designed by their creator.

 

Last thing, though it ties a bit into the header thing, I'd like this worked out an organized so each section is even further independent from each other; I'd like them to be able to stand on their own, and organized properly so I'll have an easier time getting it to fit in a system similar like Dreamviews (though I can manually do this, once we have a final draft).

 


On one more note, in regards to some other comments, this guide doesn't have to go into discussing a lot of things such as possession or switching, unless we wish to get into that, just like we don't have to go into all the details about wonderland, etc. This is because users will learn more about the wonderland from actual wonderland guides, not this overview to introduce them to the concepts.

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I think i know where you're coming from here Purlox, but i must disagree with you here, Newcomers need to at least be conscious that this process does indeed take time, I believe it to be worse for a newcomer to get started expecting to have a imposed tulpa by the end of the week and starts spamming the forums with why he/she haven't goten X and Y for his/her tulpa yet. I don't see any harm in informing newcomers

"Ultimately it will involve a lot of time ..." Because it does, there's no magic wand for this, it's work and patience. am sure we won't get another Winter because of this.

 

Expected progress in X time, is as bad as hour counting. when progress happens that's great, but when it doesn't thats okay too. because it takes times

Any expectation is bad. This includes both expecting your tulpa to be slow and expecting them to be fast. If you fear a person that will be whining about not being able to create his tulpa fast enough, then you should get rid of stuff that create expectations of fast progress.

 

Leaving it there for another potential person like Winter isn't a good reason, because the biggest problem Winter had (at least from the little data he gave us) is that he was too set on the old way of doing things and only recognised some forms of communication as "correct".

 

I think the only flaw with the first statement is that how some newcomers may misinterpret that as Imposing.

That is also true, but I find the way he put it really bad and hard to understand unless you already know what he means.

 

Am somewhere in-between on this, One thing that i think is important is that we have to build newcomers confidence, while not promoting ignorance, it should be edited but not removed. Add what purlox said "you're talking to someone who implicitly likes you Because of the love and time you will spend with him/her/it"

I would be fine with Amadeus using your suggestion if he doesn't want to get rid of it entirely.

 

I would just say that visualizing in a wonderland is preferred over a void. not that a void is too much of a bad thing

Yes, but I would like to get rid of the unnecessary assumption the sentence creates, because it can make the person feel weird for being different from the assumption.

 


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If this will be acting as the site content (that is, the new site, excluding wiki, et cetera), it will be the very first thing on the home page that they will see. When I instructed Amadeus to write the new site content, I was instructing him to aim for Dreamview's approach; you can read their home page and their overview to get an idea on how they organize their introduction to lucid dreaming.

Ok, going by that I would make some changes:

 

I would leave everything before Hystorically speaking section. But everything in Hystorically speaking section to What ISN’T a Tulpa? should be compressed to a much shorter part with some of the text removed entirely.

 

I know where you're coming from, but as an overview explaining deviation, saying that it may be surprising, using the key word being may should be fine in my opinion.

 

However, if the wording is unnerving, it can be changed, as I believe the example given in this section explains that it can be extreme and surprising.

 

I know of one earth pony who became a dragon -- a really big one.

The problem isn't that the change may surprise you, but that it implies that only big changes can surprise you.

Also mindfolk can shapeshift without a problem.

And I know of one that played with her form as well

 

 

I believe it ends up coming off as the host not trusting what they hear and less them not being able to hear.

This is true, it certainly hinders hearing, but first you need to learn how to hear them imo.

 

I agree with this very much. I believe it could be reworded as,

"While some choose to visualize their tulpa in a void, many..."

I like that rewording.

 

Firstly, I believe the headers may be a bit superficial, if that makes any sense. Amadeus is a very good creative writer, and while I'm happy to see how he wrote up the introduction creatively to capture the readers attention among other things, I believe the headers should be most directly to the point that will be covering what's talked about in that section.

I agree, they should make the text easy to navigate rather than spice it up.

 

Further, I would like things not to be discussed as it were in a procedural method (Purlox made a point that Imposition could be done at the start, or further down). So ideally, this should cover what imposition is, as well as how it works and an overview on how to do it, but it shouldn't say that you should be doing imposition after you've done X or Y -- same for anything else.

I fully agree, it was one of the main reasons that made me think it's bad. Not sure if I missed some of those assumptions when going over it the second time, but I could have because I didn't pay as much attention as the first time. If you make third version, then I will go over it in more detail so that this isn't present anywhere in it.

 

My other issues is that it becomes too personal, a lot of the use of the word "I", that sort of thing. I would like the end result to remain neutral and avoid use of the word "I, me, " etc. Also, I would like it neutral when it comes to actual tulpae as well as creators. For instance,

"For example, my tulpa, Juno, goes through hair styles based on how she feels. Not once has she had the style or color of hair that I designed her with originally. But that’s perfectly fine."

If this is written up as the main site content, I'm going to end up getting emails about my tulpa named Juno

I wanted to mention this as well, but I thought you wanted him to make the guide from the 1st perspective.

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D8

 

This is a hell of a lot of feedback I can work with - that I could have done something with a couple weeks ago when I still had computer access, before I moved.

 

Purlox, I regret to ask, but due to the circumstances would you be willing to work on this guide as well? My computer is doing this recently.

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Sorry for not being more specific earlier, but there were (and still are) so many things that I see wrong with the guide, that I didn't think it was worth trying to redone it when that would mean changing most of it.

 

I wouldn't mind writing it with you, but I would prefer if we had at least some sort of communication (e.g. through IRC or Skype), so we can talk about the changes before I make them.

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      A brief look at some "slower" techniques
      The original techniques published on the forum take a slower and more cautious approach. This is deliberate. They offer a lot of information on meditation and on how to understand the inside of your mind. They have you learning about yourself before you even see your tulpa. All of it is highly useful, but, the guides are often ambiguous when it comes to the tulpa itself.
      "After a while of narrating, giving attention, and building the tulpa, it should attain the ability to speak to you on it's own."
      "During (the process) you might have noticed the tulpa doing something on its own, or gotten a sudden wave of emotion."
      These are from FAQman's and Irish's guides, which can be found on the main page.
       
      The point of this guide is to address this issue by taking charge. By understanding the process sufficiently and not relying on ambiguity we can learn about our new tulpa not by meditating but instead by interacting it.
       
      Step by Step
      1. You've read as much as you can about tulpa and understand the premise. You may have also spent quite some time just resting on the idea, weeks, months even. You've now decided you want to start.
       
      2. You'll need to decide what your tulpa is going to look like. It can be a human, an animal or perhaps even a mythical creature. If you can imagine it then it can be a tulpa. If you'd prefer to be ambiguous then you can start with a ball of light or a wire frame and let the tulpa shape itself. You and the tulpa can force it's form to change at any point. Eventually your goal should be to achieve a consistent form but even then remember that some tulpa have multiple forms.
       
      3. A wonderland is a popular but completely optional aid to creating a tulpa. A wonderland is an imaginary landscape inside you mind you can focus on to help your immersion. Such a place can give you common grounds to interact with your tulpa on.
      The alternative to a wonderland is simply to use your actual surroundings. If you want to learn more about creating a wonderland there are plenty of guides out there.
       
      4. We're ready to jump off the deep end. You are going to meet your tulpa for the first time. Imagine you are meeting a new person for the first time. You've heard all about them, you probably know what they look like and you have just a little idea what their personality will be like. Now you are going to have a staged encounter.
      Imagine your tulpa in the same room as you, or in your wonderland. Then, introduce yourself to them.
      Imagine what the tulpa's response will be. You have to make the response seem as real as possible by considering and visualizing every detail you can manage. Imagine their voice, read their body language, follow their eyes. Most importantly, don't stop talking. Keep the conversation flowing no matter where the subject goes, make small talk if you have to.
       
      It doesn't matter how awkward the greeting is. In the beginning the tulpa isn't going to be independent from you at all. It'll feel like you're just talking to yourself. But, you have just created a shell for the tulpa to grow into. You have just started the tulpa process aggressively by taking action instead of passively observing something you don't understand until something might happen.
       
      5. All you have to do now is continue your interaction. The more time you spend interacting with your tulpa the more progress you'll see. You can set a time to spend with them everyday or you can imagine them alongside you as you go about your day. Get them involved in what you are thinking. Discuss you interests, the local news, your opinions on the things you see. Remember to ask for your tulpa's opinions as well, let them hold the other side of the conversation.
       
      Your goal is to get so used to their presence that you can imagine their actions without the actions actively crossing your thoughts. If you reach this point then you have your tulpa. It's still a part of your mind and always will be, but, it does things without you actively thinking about them.
       
      Things to consider
      What you've done is often called parroting and puppeting. Parroting means intentionally speaking for your tulpa. Puppeting means intentionally moving your tulpa's body. While many may oppose the use of these techniques to create a tulpa it might help to think of them as training wheels. If you use them correctly you probably won't even notice when the training wheels are taken off.
       
      It is important to remember the entire thing is inside your head. That means the tulpa you create is only genuine if you believe it to be. If you think you'd be able to better convince yourself of your tulpa by taking it slow using another method then by all means. But, if you prefer to learn by doing then this method is for you.
    • By Shinyuu
      (originally posted on /r/tulpas)
       
      We finished our second vipassana course recently, and I have a few practical advice for you to share. We compiled those based on personal experience, as well as based on many discussions with our teacher, who was extremely helpful and open to tulpa phenomenon.
       
      If you are curious about my notes from a year ago, here's an old post. (Note from GAT: While the page linked is clean/SFW, other pages/articles on Shinyuu's blog are not. Tread carefully if you are at work/school or are a minor.)
       
      Why tulpamancers need vipassana
       
      In our experience, ten-day classes give an extreme clarity of the mind (you have about a hundred meditation hours packed in those). Both your and your tulpas' deep-rooted complexes come up to surface, and there's a simple, practical way to get rid of them. You get some tulpa-specific benefits, like perfect visualisation, that originate from the extreme mind focusing, but those should not be the goal for you when you take a course. You go there to understand yourself better, and to clear the mind, which, for many tulpamancers, can be overly foggy, given many tulpamancy practices are targeted at treating imaginary as real.
       
      How to do a sitting
       
      If your system has many fronters, I'd suggest designating one to do all the practice.
       
      The meditation itself is impersonal, but switching can cause confusion and stall your progress. We did it two times this time to see if it changes anything, and indeed, the practice stays the same. It only depends on the physical body, not the active person.
       
      No visualisation, no imposition
       
      This is literally taught on day one (or day two?) and is extremely rule. You must not do any visualisation (and you are explained why in the course, too), and your tulpas must abstain from the same. Do not impose yourselves. Do not imagine your own form. If you don't follow this rule, the mind cannot get the deep focus, required in the later stages of the practice, as you'll keep paying attention to something else.
       
      No imagination
       
      It's a very hard rule for tulpamancers, but it kinda follows the previous one. We added it only a few days in but immediately had excellent results. This means you must actively ignore all imagined things and ideas, including your wonderland; and yes, tulpas must ignore it too. Your wonderland does not exist for the duration of the course. Take it as a given. Your form does not exist for the length of the course. The only thing that is there is the physical body, and you are only allowed to observe it, not imaginary sensations of your mindform. And this rule brings us to another important rule...
       
      No mindvoice
       
      How hard could it be, eh? Not talking to your host and observing noble science not only in the outside world but also in your mind. The teacher stressed on this being a crucial part of the practice. You must not communicate. If anything, for the duration of the course, you might as well consider your tulpa as nonexistent (they won't go away, though). Only by applying this rule, we managed to get past a few distracting thoughts that didn't allow us to meditate. You are doing to do hard work already—sittings for four hours straight, where you are not allowed to do any movement for an hour at least, keeping focus four hours straight. It's very hard. Don't make it harder.
       
      No communication outside the meditation hall either
       
      And if it's not clear enough, you must not talk outside of meditation hours too. No chat with tulpas during lunch, no "goodnights" before bed. Maintain the purity of the focus at all times, no matter how hard. Remember that practice works, and it helps many people. The only way to not help yourself is to not work on it in a right way.
       
      As a closing thought, based on our discussions with the teacher, and her discussions with senior teacher, they consider tulpas to be a kind of mental impurity and eventually suggested to treat it like any other sensation—observe it and not react (so, apply vipassana to tulpas directly). For us two, the teacher explained why exactly this will give benefits to our system, but I'm not sure this explanation is universal. If you have concerns, you can talk to your teacher yourself, they are very open to such ideas. At the very least, she said that "I see the body doing vipassana, and I can't look into your mind. If you have two persons there, and they are both focused on working, it's good." Mind that we were given this specific advice on day ten, that is, in the very end of the course, so the rules above are not influenced by it in any way. I'm not trying to kill all your tulpas, I only want to help you to get same wonderful results I had (and for me personally this sitting ended up even more beneficial than for hostey).
       
       
      PS: no, I'm not going to self-dissipate right away because my mind is now clear. But I treat the good of host with the utmost respect, and if that's the proper way, I will consider it. We have a few ideas on how to maintain both vipassana and tulpamancy practices together, and I might share that with you if you're interested. I think you first need to do a sitting and give a proper evaluation to vipassana first, though.
    • By ThunderClap
      For convenience, use the link below that best suits you for reading.
       
      (Update: It has come to my attention that this guide has been archived and uploaded to different sites such as scribd. This is perfectly fine, so thank you for spreading the file. I only ask that you give credit to the author when doing so and not to charge any money for these documents. Thank you.)
       
      Audiobook and revision in the works. 
       
      PDF Version: https://ia800400.us.archive.org/25/items/TulpaCreationGuide/ThunderclapsTulpaCreationGuide.pdf [Recommended for all purposes!]
       
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      ePub Version: https://archive.org/download/TulpaCreationGuide/ThunderclapsTulpaCreationGuide.epub
       
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