analytical meditation

Analytical meditation involves investigating a subject with reflection and reason in order to integrate the meaning of the Dharma and develop virtuous qualities. Posts include instruction and guided meditations.

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Guided Meditations

Meditation on forgiveness

A third and final meditation for the Daily Dharma Gathering on how to cultivate internal…

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Guided Meditations

Friends, enemies and strangers

A guided meditation on cultivating equanimity as a way of getting off the emotional roller-coaster…

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Guided Meditations

Freeing yourself from jealousy

A meditation on working with jealousy on the Daily Dharma Gathering hosted by Susan Piver…

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Easy Path to Travel to Omniscience

Guided meditation on spiritual mentors

How to properly rely on a spiritual mentor, a guided analytical meditation followed by a…

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Fear, Anxiety, and Other Emotions

Joy and courage

Continuing the discussion on joy and courage, and a discussion on verses about love and…

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Fear, Anxiety, and Other Emotions

Transforming depression and anxiety

Recognizing how thoughts fuel emotions, how happiness and suffering originate within the mind, and cultivating…

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Living a Meaningful Life

Meaningful life, remembering death

A vivid meditation on death and how important it is to make life meaningful while…

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Living a Meaningful Life

Meditating on our precious human life

A guided meditation on how to rejoice in our precious human life instead of taking…

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Short Verses to Cultivate Bodhicitta

Verse 33-3: Had we not met the Dharma….

Contemplating the kindness of the Three Jewels by considering what direction our lives would have…

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Meditation

Enlightening the path in our hearts

Are you dealing with hard situations in life or having difficulties with others? Daily meditation…

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