Learn different Buddhist meditation techniques and all the tools you need to establish a daily meditation practice.

More About Meditation

There’s more to meditation than sitting and watching your breath. The Tibetan word for meditation, gom, means “familiarizing” or “habituating.” Here you’ll find talks and guided meditations on techniques to train the mind and develop the virtuous qualities needed to become a fully awakened buddha.

Guided meditations by Venerable Thubten Chodron are also available on the Insight Timer app.


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Teachings from the annual Cultivating Concentration Retreat held over Labor Day weekend.

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Deity Meditation

Teachings from annual weeklong and three-month deity meditation retreats.

Buddha statue and water bowls on altar in front of a window.

Guided Meditations

Guided meditations to tame the mind and generate the stages of the path to awakening.

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The Buddhist approach to cultivating mindfulness for the purpose of attaining liberation and full awakening.

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Prayers and Practices

Buddhist prayers and ritual practices to steer our thoughts and actions in a beneficial direction.

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Preliminary Practices

Preliminary practices (ngöndro) to purify our minds and deepen our meditation practice.


Related Books

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Kamalashila's "Stages of Meditation" with Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe (2022)

Commentary by Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe on 8th-century Indian master Kamalashila’s "Stages of Meditation," instructions on the paths of meditation that lead to the fully awakened state of Buddhahood.

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Preliminary Practices

Seven-limb Prayer

Purifying and creating positive potential prepare our minds to grow in wisdom and understanding.

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Chants from the Chinese Tradition

Repentance chant

The repentance chant that is part of the bimonthly monastic confession ceremony.

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Chants from the Chinese Tradition

Incense offering chant

The incense offering that opens monastic rites in the Chinese Buddhist tradition.

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