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1 What is Buddhist meditation?

2 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

3 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

4 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

5 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

6 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

7 Buddhism The teaching of all the Buddhas : Avoid evil Do good Purify our minds – Through Meditation!

8 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Get High”. But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility. Meditation is not : “Going into a Trance”. But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.

9 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Get High”. But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility. Meditation is not : “Going into a Trance”. But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.

10 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Get High”. But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility. Meditation is not : “Going into a Trance”. But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.

11 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Get High”. But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility. Meditation is not : “Going into a Trance”. But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.

12 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Get High”. But you will get very pleasant feelings of calm, peacefulness and tranquility. Meditation is not : “Going into a Trance”. But it will increase the self awareness of your body, physical actions, feelings, mental states and thoughts.

13 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Acquire Psychic Powers”. But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc... Meditation will not : “Make you Insane”. But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.

14 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Acquire Psychic Powers”. But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc... Meditation will not : “Make you Insane”. But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.

15 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Acquire Psychic Powers”. But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc... Meditation will not : “Make you Insane”. But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.

16 Meditation Meditation is not to : “Acquire Psychic Powers”. But you will better manage and reduce stress, anxiety, frustration, anger, etc... Meditation will not : “Make you Insane”. But you will see things more clearly, to see the true nature of our existence and to eventually attain enlightenment.

17 Meditation Meditation is not : “Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind”. It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development. The Noble Eightfold Path

18 Meditation Meditation is not : “Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind”. It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development. The Noble Eightfold Path

19 Meditation Meditation is not : “Just Sitting on the floor with a blank mind”. It is a whole range of activities which encompasses our Mental Development. The Noble Eightfold Path

20 Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

21 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

22 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

23 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

24 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

25 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

26 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

27 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

28 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

29 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

30 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

31 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

32 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

33 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

34 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

35 Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding Morality Mental Development Wisdom & Understanding NIBBANA!! Stream Entry

36 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

37 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

38 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

39 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

40 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

41 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

42 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

43 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

44 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

45 Mental Development Right Concentration – The mental training of : Discipline Concentration Tranquility Awareness Jhana – A state of deep concentration whereby the mind is fully absorbed in meditation.

46 Meditation Buddhist meditation is usually classified into two types – Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.

47 Meditation Buddhist meditation is usually classified into two types – Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.

48 Meditation Buddhist meditation is usually classified into two types – Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.

49 Meditation Buddhist meditation is usually classified into two types – Samatha or Concentration meditation. Vipassana or Insight meditation. There are 40 types of Samatha meditation.

50 Metta Meditation One of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness. Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy. 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.

51 Metta Meditation One of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness. Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy. 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.

52 Metta Meditation One of the most commonly practiced form of Samatha meditation practiced nowadays is Metta or meditation on Loving-kindness. Metta is the unlimited and unconditional desire for all beings to be well and happy. 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.

53 Metta Meditation The 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. 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. However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!

54 Metta Meditation The 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. 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. However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!

55 Metta Meditation The 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. 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. However, Metta must also be practiced with our actions too!

56 Vipassana Meditation It 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. It is through the practice of Vipassana that leads directly to the development of Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration.

57 Vipassana Meditation It 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. It is through the practice of Vipassana that leads directly to the development of Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration.

58 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

59 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

60 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

61 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

62 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

63 Vipassana Meditation Vi - Passana : Vi means “clearly” Passana means “seeing” 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”.

64 Meditation You 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. Meditation can be said to be the highest form of Buddhist practice as the Buddha himself attained Enlightenment through meditation.

65 Meditation You 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. Meditation can be said to be the highest form of Buddhist practice as the Buddha himself attained Enlightenment through meditation.

66 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

67 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

68 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

69 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

70 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

71 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

72 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

73 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

74 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

75 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

76 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

77 The Four Foundations of Mindfulness 1.Be aware of the body. 2.Be aware of feelings. 3.Be aware of the mind. 4.Be aware of the Dhamma. To be practiced in the Four Postures : Sitting – Standing – Walking – Lying down This is the practice of Vipassana meditation.

78 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

79 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Prevent unwholesome thoughts from arising; Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

80 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Prevent unwholesome thoughts from arising; Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

81 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Prevent unwholesome thoughts from arising; Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

82 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Prevent unwholesome thoughts from arising; Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

83 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Prevent unwholesome thoughts from arising; Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

84 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Mindfulness! Dispel unwholesome thoughts that have arisen; Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

85 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Mindfulness! Develop wholesome thoughts; Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

86 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Mindfulness! Mindfulness of the Dhamma! Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

87 Mental Development Right Effort - The mental discipline to : Mindfulness! Mindfulness of the Dhamma! Mindfulness of the Dhamma! Maintain those wholesome thoughts that have arisen.

88 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

89 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

90 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

91 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right Effort Mental Development Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right Understanding Wisdom Right Thought

92 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right UnderstandingWisdom – To see things as they truly are. Right Thought

93 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right UnderstandingWisdom – To see things as they truly are. Right Thought

94 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right UnderstandingWisdom – To see things as they truly are. Right Thought

95 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right UnderstandingWisdom – To see things as they truly are. Right Thought

96 The Noble Eightfold Path Right Speech Morality – The Foundation of Everything Right Action Right Livelihood Right EffortMental Development – To Train our Minds Right Mindfulness Right Concentration Right UnderstandingWisdom – To see things as they truly are. Right Thought

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