Learn More About Meditation

Learn to Meditate

Watch meditation instruction by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. [6 mins]
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Meditation programs

If you're a beginner, you can find out more about our Meditation Programs, available at your local Shambhala Meditation Centre.

What is Meditation?

Meditation is a natural state of the human mind—at rest, open, alert. The basic meditation technique predates all religious traditions, though it is used in one way or another by each of them. Undertaken as a steady practice, meditation allows the mind to relax and settle. It encourages our inherent qualities of stability, clarity and mental strength to emerge.
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Listen to Talks

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listen Good Mind

listen Meditation in Action

listen A Guided Meditation for the Awakening Warrior

listen Working with Pain: Developing Inner Strength

For more dharma talks on a variety of topics, visit our Teaching Library...