describes a series of meditation exercises and practical advice
on how to apply them. It works best if you follow the course progressively,
giving each sequence of instructions a good 'work-out' before proceeding
the intelligent heart of the Buddha's way; the only criterion is
that you should apply it to daily life. The purpose of this meditation
course is not to create a system of beliefs, but rather to give
guidance on how to see clearly into the nature of the mind. In this
way, you can have first-hand understanding of the way things are,
without reliance on opinions or theories a direct experience,
which has its own vitality.
has been prepared with both beginners and experienced practitioners
in mind. A feature of this workshop is that you are encouraged to
share your meditation experience with others, as it will enrich
not only their practice but your own as well. So your questions
and my responses will be posted here as we go along. Above all,
feel free to ask for clarification on any aspect of the practice
While this is
a new medium to learn the ancient art of meditation it is still
text based; but I hope that with your help it will become more interactive.
are welcome to copy this material for your personal use only.
Otherwise this material is copyright ©
2004, Ven. Pannyavaro