The importance of motivation and the purpose and practice of meditation.
Series: Developing Meditative Concentration Retreat (2018)
The place of concentration meditation in Buddhism, and its unique qualities.
The role of mindfulness in concentration meditation, and how to work with the hindrance of sensual desire.
How to identify and apply antidotes to the hindrances of malice and lethargy.
How to identify and apply antidotes to the hindrances of restlessness, regret, and deluded doubt.
How to identify the five faults that arise when doing concentration meditation, and how to apply the eight antidotes to them.