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<ul><li><p>What is Buddhist meditation?</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>BuddhismThe teaching of all the Buddhas : </p><p>Avoid evil</p><p>Do good</p><p>Purify our minds Through Meditation!</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Get High.</p><p>But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility.</p><p>Meditation is not : Going into a Trance.</p><p>But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Get High.</p><p>But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility.</p><p>Meditation is not : Going into a Trance.</p><p>But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Get High.</p><p>But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility.</p><p>Meditation is not : Going into a Trance.</p><p>But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Get High.</p><p>But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility.</p><p>Meditation is not : Going into a Trance.</p><p>But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Get High.</p><p>But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility.</p><p>Meditation is not : Going into a Trance.</p><p>But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Acquire Psychic Powers.</p><p>But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc...</p><p>Meditation will not : Make you Insane.</p><p>But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Acquire Psychic Powers.</p><p>But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc...</p><p>Meditation will not : Make you Insane.</p><p>But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Acquire Psychic Powers.</p><p>But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc...</p><p>Meditation will not : Make you Insane.</p><p>But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not to : Acquire Psychic Powers.</p><p>But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc...</p><p>Meditation will not : Make you Insane.</p><p>But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not : Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind.</p><p>It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development.</p><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not : Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind.</p><p>It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development.</p><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p></li><li><p>MeditationMeditation is not : Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind.</p><p>It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development.</p><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>MoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingMoralityMental DevelopmentWisdom &amp; UnderstandingNIBBANA!!Stream Entry</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental Development To Train our MindsRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental Development To Train our MindsRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>Mental DevelopmentRight Concentration The mental training of : Discipline</p><p> Concentration</p><p> Tranquility</p><p> Awareness</p><p>Jhana A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationBuddhist meditation is usually classified into two types </p><p> Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. </p><p>There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationBuddhist meditation is usually classified into two types </p><p> Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. </p><p>There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationBuddhist meditation is usually classified into two types </p><p> Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. </p><p>There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationBuddhist meditation is usually classified into two types </p><p> Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. </p><p>There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.</p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationOne of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness.</p><p>Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy.</p><p>As we develop our practice, we realize that as we ourselves wish to be well and happy, so all beings also wish to be well and happy. </p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationOne of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness.</p><p>Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy.</p><p>As we develop our practice, we realize that as we ourselves wish to be well and happy, so all beings also wish to be well and happy. </p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationOne of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness.</p><p>Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy.</p><p>As we develop our practice, we realize that as we ourselves wish to be well and happy, so all beings also wish to be well and happy. </p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationThe practice of Metta meditation is to radiate this Loving-kindness to all beings in existence, whether they are small, medium or large, visible or invisible, near or far, etc. </p><p>We usually radiate Metta to ourselves first. We must know first the feeling of Metta before we can send it out to all other beings.</p><p>However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!</p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationThe practice of Metta meditation is to radiate this Loving-kindness to all beings in existence, whether they are small, medium or large, visible or invisible, near or far, etc. </p><p>We usually radiate Metta to ourselves first. We must know first the feeling of Metta before we can send it out to all other beings.</p><p>However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!</p></li><li><p>Metta MeditationThe practice of Metta meditation is to radiate this Loving-kindness to all beings in existence, whether they are small, medium or large, visible or invisible, near or far, etc. </p><p>We usually radiate Metta to ourselves first. We must know first the feeling of Metta before we can send it out to all other beings.</p><p>However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationIt is usually recognized that it is only through the practice of Vipassana or Insight meditation that we can realize and understand the Buddha's Teachings and to see things as they truly are. </p><p>It is through the practice of Vipassana that leads directly to the development of Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationIt is usually recognized that it is only through the practice of Vipassana or Insight meditation that we can realize and understand the Buddha's Teachings and to see things as they truly are. </p><p>It is through the practice of Vipassana that leads directly to the development of Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>Vipassana MeditationVi - Passana :Vi means clearlyPassana means seeing</p><p>Therefore, Vipassana means to see things clearly or to see things as they truly are.It is to attain the Insights of the true nature of reality or existence.Therefore it is also called Insight Meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationYou do not need long meditation sessions to begin with. Even a short 10 to 20 minute session every day or every other day will do wonders. </p><p>Meditation can be said to be the highest form of Buddhist practice as the Buddha himself attained Enlightenment through meditation.</p></li><li><p>MeditationYou do not need long meditation sessions to begin with. Even a short 10 to 20 minute session every day or every other day will do wonders. </p><p>Meditation can be said to be the highest form of Buddhist practice as the Buddha himself attained Enlightenment through meditation.</p></li><li><p>The Noble Eightfold Path</p><p>Right SpeechMorality The Foundation of EverythingRight ActionRight LivelihoodRight EffortMental DevelopmentRight MindfulnessRight ConcentrationRight UnderstandingWisdomRight Thought</p></li><li><p>The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Be aware of the body. Be aware of feelings.Be aware of the mind. Be aware of the Dhamma.</p><p>To be practiced in the Four Postures :Sitting Standing Walking Lying down</p><p>This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.</p></li><li><p>The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Be aware of the body. Be aware of feelings.Be aware of the mind. Be aware of the Dhamma.</p><p>To be practiced in the Four Postures :Sitting Standing Walking Lying do...</p></li></ul>