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To stabilize the brain in one-pointed focus is the root of all kinds of meditation. Gen Lamrimpa used to be a meditation grasp who lived in a meditation hut in Dharamsala and who were referred to as to coach by way of the Dalai Lama. He leads the meditator step by step during the phases of meditation and previous the various stumbling blocks that come up alongside the way in which. He discusses the traits of brain that symbolize every one of 9 degrees of attainment and the six psychological powers.
This ebook was once formerly titled Shamatha Meditation.
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THE INTERACfION OF THE FOUR ANTIDOTES The four antidotes to laziness are interwoven into a tapestry of symbiotic dependency. Pliancy is indeed the primary antidote to laziness. How does one cultivate pliancy? By means of continually cultivating enthusiasm for the practice of concentration. What is the cause of enthusiasm? A very strong aspiration to cultivate concentration. How does one cultivate a very strong aspiration? By faith that sees the excellent qualities of developing meditative quiescence.
The joy that is born in pliancy brings an immediate end to laziness. For those who have attained Samatha, it is a tremendous boon for cultivating the succeeding stages on the path to awakening. Prior to Directing the Mind to the Object of Meditation 57 This does not mean that you should forget about it now because it comes to its full bloom only after you attain Samatha. There are many stages to the practice. Pliancy comes in brief flashes in the beginning. As the practice matures, the flashes become moments; the moments become seconds; the seconds become minutes; and on it goes.
Breath is simply ODe among several objects that are included in a category that specifically refers to predilections that result from habitual be- havior in previous lives. ) There is another object for those who have a strong predilection for attachment, and yet others for people dominated by other specific mental distortions. Those who have a low level of mental distortions, and those whose mental distortions are all about on the same level can choose anything they like. For those who have a more or less even level of different mental distortions, there is a special purpose or benefit in focus- 68 Calming the Mind ing on the image of the Buddha.
Calming The Mind: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings On The Cultivation Of Meditative Quiescence by Gen Lamrimpa, Hart Sprager, Visit Amazon's B. Alan Wallace Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, B. Alan Wallace,