Shamatha-Vipassana Meditation And The Four Noble Truths

This is a talk on Shamatha-Vipassana meditation practiced within the context of The Four Noble Truths. The Buddha taught Shamatha-Vipassana meditation as one factor of the Eightfold Path. Shamatha-Vipassana is primarily used to develop the profond concentration necessary to develop understanding of The Four Noble Truths…

Fear, Meditation, Anatta

Fear arising during meditation, particularly shamatha-vipassana meditation, is a subject that comes up often. When meditation is practiced within the framework of the Eightfold Path the context of the Four Noble Truths brings understanding and guidance…

Precepts and Paramitas

Jiddu Krishnamurti often said “Look at the lives you are living.” He was stressing the importance of being mindfully present in thought, word and deed in our interaction with others and with ourselves…