Vipassana Meditation Instructions

Nov 20, 14 Vipassana Meditation Instructions
This booklet consists of (1) Introduction to Vipassana Meditation, (2) Answers to frequently asked Questions, and (3) Meditation Instructions. The materials on these topics are extracted from some of Venerable U Sīlānanda’s taped lectures. They are covered in a short, concise and easily understood manner for both beginners and experienced meditators alike.

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Settling Back Into The Moment

Nov 19, 14 Settling Back Into The Moment
This book is a compilation of excerpts that are words of timeless truths, words that are meant for reflection, words that speak straight to your heart.
* Published with kind permission from Sukhi Hotu


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Discovering Meditation

Nov 19, 14 Discovering Meditation
Forget what you have read and heard. Just be simple, practical and find out. This can be so fascinating; if you can have the openness to learn, you can discover so much. This is meditation. Not taking anything for granted. How grateful we should be that we have this experience. I call it the laboratory of mind and body. So please, generate a fascination for this, develop a curiosity for this. Find this the most meaningful thing one can do in this life, because it is learning all the time about thoughts, about emotions, about perceptions, about so many things in this world of ours.

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Meditation and the Brain

Meditation and the Brain by James Austin

Dr Austin, Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Missouri Health Science Center, and Emeritus Professor of Neurology, University of Colorado Health Science Center. Dr Austin is the author of “Zen and the Brain” (1998), “Zen-Brain Reflections” (February, 2006), and “Selfless Insight” (2009). Dr Austin has a keen interest in the experimental designs and findings of investigators who are studying meditation and related states of consciousness.

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Chanting, a form of meditation

Chanting as a form of meditation by Venerable Dr. Guang Xing

Venerable Guang Xing is an Assistant Professor at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong and Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation visiting professor in Buddhism and Contemporary Society at the University of British Columbia. His publications include “The Concept of the Buddha: Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory” (2005) and “The Historical Buddha” (2005).

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