Taming the Mind Through Sitting Meditation

DEVELOPING A SENSE OF CALM ABIDING through proper sitting practice is essential for the Buddhist practitioner. Knowing what is to be accomplished and what is to be avoided and then applying the instructions regularly brings about a much more stable, workable mind, and establishes the necessary conditions for insight into the nature of reality.

Teachings on the Shinay meditation have been given by many distinguished Kagyu masters. Excerpts from some of these teachings follow.