Continuing from Chapter 8: “The Essence of a Meaningful Life”, covering “Taking the Essence of Our Precious Human Live” and “Eight Worldly Concerns”
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Venerable Thubten Samten reviews chapter 9 of the book “Approaching the Buddhist Path.”
Finishing Chapter 10, covering sections “Checking Our Meditation Experiences” and “Signs of Progress” and beginning Chapter 11, covering the section “My Day”.
The nine stages of sustained attention prior to developing serenity or calm abiding.
The third and fourth hindrance to developing concentration: lethargy and sleepiness, and restlessness and remorse.
The fifth hindrance to developing concentration, and teachings from the Pali tradition on taming the five hindrances.
Walking meditation instructions, sitting meditation posture, and the first two hindrances to developing concentration.
The six conditions conducive for developing concentration and selecting an object of meditation – either an image of the Buddha or the breath.
Beginning Chapter 8 “A Systematic Approach” and covering the section “Paths for Spiritual Development” explaining the outline of the lamrim teachings.
Venerable Thubten Nyima reviews the section in Chapter 3 on loving-kindness, giving commentary to the Metta Sutta from the Pali Canon.