A teaching on the three higher trainings from subtle to gross levels. Explaining the two mental factors of concentration. Buddha as an object of meditation.
Series: Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat (2011)
A series of teachings given during the Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat at Sravasti Abbey in 2011.
Explanation of the meditation posture, the preliminary practices, and mandala offering. Beginning of teachings on the five hindrances.
Continued teaching on the five hindrances to attaining serenity.
Explanation of Maitreya’s teaching on cultivating serenity through overcoming the obstacles.
Showing how one progressively develops deeper and more subtle concentration to meditative stabilization.