Whether you're a longtime practitioner of Buddhist meditation or are just beginning to explore, these teachings from the Dalai Lama, Pema Chödrön, Thanissaro Bhikkhu and more will deepen and reinforce your understanding of the essentials of starting and maintaining your practice.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama on good heart, awakened mind, the causes of happiness, and basic principles of Buddhism.
"Buddhism is distinguished by four
characteristics, or 'seals,'" says Dzognsar Khyentse Rinpoche. "If all these four seals are found in a path
or a philosophy, it can be considered the path of the Buddha."
According to Reginald A. Ray, dharma is a
fascinating term because it integrates several levels of experience,
from our first moment on the path to the achievement of full
Christina Feldman explains how and why committing to the Three Jewels — Buddha, dharma, and sangha — can deepen and expand your practice of Buddhism and meditation.
Rinpoche, Glenn Wallis, and Phillip Moffitt explain why anxiety and
dissatisfaction are the means by which we can truly begin the practice
of inner transformation.
Classic and simple-to-follow Buddhist mindfulness/awareness meditation instructions from Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.
Buddhist meditation practice awakens our trust that the wisdom and compassion that we need are already within us. Pema Chödrön explains.
Charlotte Joko Beck, Joseph Goldstein, Sylvia Boorstein, and Sharon Salzberg explain how they came to Buddhist meditation, and why they came to love it.
isn't a one-way street—you can’t just meditate and your life will get
better. You have to change the way you live to improve your meditation.
Thanissaro Bhikkhu outlines five principles of the ethical, restrained
life conducive to meditation practice.
instructions on how to do this important meditation practice, the
foundation of all Buddhist meditation, from the famed Vipassana master
Sayadaw U Pandita.
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