If we are content to create the causes for progress in our meditation practice, the results will come. Practicing within the context of the Buddhist world view.
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The remaining three of the five hindrances: dullness and drowsiness, restlessness and remorse, and doubt.
How to identify the hindrance of ill will and work with it to calm the mind.
A realistic attitude to take towards developing concentration, and an explanation of the hindrance of sensual desire.
How to use an image of the Buddha to develop concentration.
A guided meditation on the breath, and details of how to meditate on the breath.
The 37 harmonies continued with explanation of the seven factors of enlightenment and the eightfold noble path. Practicing the eightfold path in daily life.
A student talks about the dangers of becoming complacent in his practice of the Dharma.
How the three higher trainings relate to each other and why we need all three to practice the path.
The importance of both stabilizing and analytical meditation, how to conclude the session and what to do in between sessions. Misconceptions about meditation.