Guided Meditations

Asubha: Protective Meditation on Impurities of the Body These are traditional verses that can be recited as a meditation. They remind us of the true nature of the body. Chant
Mettā: Protection Verses of Loving-Kindness Meditation These Pāli verses will help direct our minds to thoughts of loving-kindness. Chant
Meditation on the Impurities of the Body Asubha Bhāvanā, or Meditation on the Impurities of the Body is the skillful contemplation of the thirty-two impure parts of the body, in their true nature. It is a common… Chant
Maranasati: Verses of Mindfulness of Death Right click to download These are traditional verses that can be recited as a meditation. 1. Pavāta dīpa tulyāya – sāyu santatiyākkhayaṁParūpamāya samphassaṁ – bhāvaye maraṇassatiṁLife passes towards its end… Chant
Buddhanussati Meditation, Recollection of the Qualities of the Supreme Buddha Right click to download We practice this meditation at our programmes for children and adults, as well as on the podcast Monks in the Morning. My great teacher / Supreme… Chant
Metta Bhavana, Loving-kindness Meditation Right click to download We practice this meditation at our programmes for children and adults, as well as on the podcast Monks in the Morning. (1) May I be free… Chant
Buddhanussati: Verses of Recollection on the Buddha Right Click to Download These are traditional verses that can be recited as a meditation. 1. Ananta vitthāra guṇaṁ – guṇato’nussaraṁ muniṁBhāveyya buddhimā bhikkhū – Buddhānussati’māditoA wise monk meditates on… Chant
Contemplation of Impermanence in the Sense Bases Eye Because the eye arises due to causes, changes quickly, and ceases with the ceasing of those causes, the eye is impermanent, impermanent, impermanent. Eye is not me, not mine,… Chant
Four Elements Guided Meditation Sit in a comfortable position with the mind alert. Slowly reflect on these thoughts... Pay close attention to your body. In the head, we have hairs and they are like… Chant

Index

9 Buddha Qualities, abandon suffering, alms round, anger, animal world, anuttaropurisadammasarati quality, araham quality, Aṅgulimāla Arahant, bad association, bhagava quality, body meditation, buddhanussati meditation, Buddhist etiquette, chanting, compassion, confidence~saddhā, contentment, courage, craving, Culla Kammavibhanga Sutta, cutupapatanana, death, Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, evil deeds, first noble truth, five precepts, Four Noble Truths, friendship, ghost world, giving~dāna, good actions, gratitude, greed, guided meditation, hatred, heaven, hell, iddhi, ignorance, impermanence~anicca, intoxicants, jataka, jealousy, karma, kavi, life of Buddha, lokavidu quality, losing loved ones, loss, loving-kindness~mettā, lying, Maha Satipatthana Sutta, Mangala Sutta, marks of a great man, meditation, merit~puññā, mindfulness~sati, mora paritta, nibbāna, Noble Eightfold Path, noble truth of suffering, non-attachment, ordination, origin of suffering, parents, paritta, patience, pilgrimage, practice, precepts, psychic powers, pujas, punishment, Pāli, rains retreat, rare human birth, Ratana Sutta, Ratthapala Sutta, relics, retreat, right speech, right view, Sakka God, sammasambuddho quality, samsara, Sangha, Second Noble Truth, sickness, similes, Sri Lanka, stress, Sāriputta Arahant, Taking advice, Therigatha, Third Noble Truth, uposatha, Venerable Maha Moggalana, Vesak, vijja, vijjacaranasampanno quality, virtue~sīla, wisdom, Work, worldly conditions, wrong view