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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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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Silhouette of man metitating in front of sunrise.

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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Prison Dharma

Fill yourself with good qualities

Ever feel like a prisoner? During a meditation for people who work with incarcerated people,…

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Om Ah Hum spray painted on bricks.
Buddhist Meditation 101

Purification meditation

How one can calm the mind by meditating on the breath, visualizing the Buddha, and…

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Young woman meditating outside under a tree.
Cultivating the Four Immeasurables

Taking and giving: instruction and guided meditation

Explanation of the taking and giving meditation for developing love and compassion, followed by a…

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Man and woman meditating outside.
Cultivating the Four Immeasurables

Metta (loving-kindness) meditation

Learn about metta meditation, a method of cultivating goodwill. This practice of wishing happiness for…

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Cover of Guided Meditations on the Lamrim Outline booklet.
Guided Meditations

Guided meditations on the lamrim

A step-by-step guide to the meditations associated with the lamrim, the gradual path to enlightenment.

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Guided Meditations

Guided meditations on the lamrim in Spanish

Introduction to the Buddhist view Mind is the source of happiness and pain Mind is…

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