Insight Meditation Instruction

Introduction

Introduction to Insight Meditation

Practical Vipassana
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

What Meditation Isn't
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

What Meditation Is
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Mindfulness Meditation as a Buddhist Practice
Gil Fronsdal

Instruction

 

s Introduction to meditation

A 6-part instructional series for beginning meditators. These classes provide an overview of insight meditation practice as well as many guided meditation sessions which help the student learn how to establish and sustain a daily meditation practice.
Gil Fronsdal - Insight Meditation Center

s Guided instrucion
Joseph Goldstein - IMS

Introduction To Insight Meditation
Amaravati Buddhist Centre, U.K. (1988)

s Introduction to meditation

A 6-part instructional series for beginning meditators.
Rodney Smith - Seattle Insight Meditation Society

s Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

s Brief instructions for sitting meditation

s Instructions for walking meditation

s Noting
Gil Fronsdal - Insight Meditation Center

Instructions to Insight meditation
Mahasi Sayadaw

Two Styles of Insight Meditation
Bhikkhu Bodhi
With the surging worldwide popularity of insight meditation, teachers have occasionally been tempted to "streamline" the practice, by teaching it as a secular activity divorced from the framework in which the Buddha originally presented it. Bhikkhu Bodhi urges meditators not to neglect the development of the full range of qualities necessary to bring about transcendent release.

The Basic Method of Meditation
Brahmavamso, Ajahn

Insight Meditation: Basic and Progressive Stages
Mahasi Sayadaw

s Thinking
This talk explores the role and nature of conceptual thought, how to relate to it skillfully, as well as acknowledging the value and right use of reflective thinking.
Ajan Amaro

The Benefits of Walking Meditation
Sayadaw U Silananda

s Samadhi Is Pure Enjoyment
Ajahn Sucitto

What is the Right Attitude in Meditation?
Rodney Smith

 

Hindrances

 

sSee the Ashoka online course Rest Your Weary Mind: Letting Go of the Hindrances taught by Joseph Goldstein

The Five Hindrances
Ajahn Sumedho

The Five Mental Hindrances and Their Conquest
Selected Texts from the Pali Canon and the Commentaries
Nyanaponika Thera (compilation and translation)

Concentration: Abandoning the Hindrances
Thanissaro Bhikkhu

The Five Hindrances (Nivarana)
Ajahn Brahmavamso

 

Mindfulness of Breathe – Anapanasati Sutta

 

Anapana Sati: Meditation on Breathing
Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma

Anapana Sati: Meditation on Breathing
Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma

Anapanasati Sutta– Mindfulness of Breathing
Thanissaro Bhikkhu (translation)

The Anapanasati Sutta – A Practical Guide to Midfulness of Breathing and Tranquil Wisdom Meditation
Ven. U Vimalaramsi

 

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness:
Satipatthana Sutta– Anapanasati Sutta

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: A Summary
Ven. Sayadaw U Siilaananda

Satipatthana Vipassana
Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw

Satipatthana Sutta – The Foundations of Mindfulness
Nyanasatta Thera (translation)

Satipatthana – The Fourfold Focus of Mindfulness
Ajahn Brahmavamso

s The Satipatthana Sutta
Read by Sally Clough (SuttaReadings.net )

s The Sattipathana Sutta
Eugene Cash

The Brahma Viharas

 

sSee the Ashoka online course Liberating the Heart: The Brahma Viharas taught by Sharon Salzberg

The Four Sublime States – Contemplations on Love, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity
Nyanaponika Thera

Mudita
Eileen Siriwardhana

 

Metta

Lovingkindness, or metta as it is known in Pali, is a universal, unselfish and all-embracing love that protects, supports and heals both oneself and others.

Meditation on Loving-Kindness (Metta)
Bhante Gunaratana

Universal Loving Kindness
Ajahn Sumedho

Reflecting on kindness
Ajahn Candasiri

The Practice of Loving-Kindness (Metta) As Taught by the Buddha in the Pali Canon
Ñanamoli Thera (compilation and translation)

Facets of Metta
Sharon Salzberg

s The Power of Metta
Guy Armstrong

s Guided Lovingkindness Meditation
This guided meditation for cultivating the power of metta begins by directing positive sentiments towards oneself and progresses to radiate this well-wishing outward towards specific people and finally to all beings everywhere, without limit.
Sharon Salzberg