Series: Shamatha

Repeated Placement: Once Again Resting the Mind

Repeated Placement is the third stage of our calm abiding meditation.  In shamatha meditation, our practice proceeds gradually so that we are able to quickly...

Continuous Placement in Meditation: Bring Back the Mind

Continuous placement, or establishing continuity, is the second stage of calm abiding meditation.  When we practice calm-abiding or shamatha meditation, we're gradually retraining our minds....

Everyone Can Meditate: Caring for Our Minds

Tulku Migmar explains that Mindfulness is an exercise everyone can practice, notwithstanding their religion or lifestyle....

Meditation Training With Focus

"Meditation training with focus" takes many forms. As we begin to build a habit of mindfulness, we can use one or more of these...