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A traditional exposition of Buddhist meditation looking at why we meditate; preparation for meditation; the five meditation practices designed to counteract the five mental poisons; and the three stages of meditation.
Talk given in 1967.
|2.||Buddhism and the mind (8:14)|
|3.||Why we meditate (5:54)|
|4.||Food, sex, and sleep (9:42)|
|5.||Ethical preparation for meditation (5:15)|
|6.||Teachers and devotional exercises (3:14)|
|7.||Mindfulness of breathing and Metta Bhavana (9:24)|
|8.||Contemplation of decay (5:46)|
|9.||Contemplation of the twelve nidanas (5:41)|
|10.||Analysis of the six elements (9:15)|
|11.||Meditative experience (7:29)|
Total running time: 1:17:32