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As an example, when experiencing Bhanga, I did not know what it was. Only later I learned.

 But i was aware that it was significant.

Or when seeing thoughts circle around and repeat in “topic” after 7-8  thoughts. I was observing them, from a separated mental place. But this act was not known to me as anything a word could describe.

Other similar states I experienced have no words. I do not see the advantage of making up my own words to describe and note them.

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Whenever you cannot come up with a meaningful label, you can note it as 'knowing'. But don't use it when there is a clear label. You don't want the mind to get into the habit of just mentally chanting a specific word over and over again like how they do in some Hindu meditations. That would probably lead to focusing on a concept than mindfulness.
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