A guided meditation session followed by the continued teaching on the five hindrances to concentration. How to counteract drowsiness and restlessness.
Tag Archives | preliminary practices (ngöndro)
A clear guide on doing the ngondro practice of refuge—how to visualize, count mantra, and the benefits of the practice.
Guida chiara alla pratica ngondro della presa di rifugio: come visualizzare, contare i mantra, i benefici della pratica.
Explanation of the meditation posture, the preliminary practices, and mandala offering. Beginning of teachings on the five hindrances.
An incarcerated person discusses the difficulties he encounters when a change of routine disrupts his practice.
Learn how to offer the Mandala.
The purification practice of prostration to the 35 Buddhas removes emotional burdens and pacifies obstacles to our spiritual practice.
An inmate writes about the joyful effort of practice and what it does for us.
Explaining the practices to make the body and mind relaxed. Further details on visualization of the Buddha. Elaborating on the mental factors of concentration.
In preparation for retreat: how to recite the mantra to take refuge in the guru, the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.