What is Buddhist Meditation?
Meditation is simply a method of training our mind to become
When our mind is peaceful, we free ourselves from worries and mental
discomfort, and we allow true happiness to arise.
The Benefits of Meditation
Many of us lead very busy lives, and finding the space to turn inwards and
each day can be a struggle in itself.
meditation allows us to recover our strength, collect our thoughts and to see things in
A longer term commitment to practice will bring its rewards, not
least a calm,
peaceful mind which remains happy even in the face of difficult
And of course, with a
peaceful mind, we are then far more likely to find
to our problems and respond constructively without loss of heart.
Types of Meditation
There are two types of meditation: analytical mediation and placement
When we practice analytical meditation we contemplate the meaning of a spiritual
instruction, and eventually we reach a definite conclusion or cause a specific
virtuous state of mind to arise.
meditation is when we concentrate ‘single-pointedly’ on this conclusion or virtuous
state of mind for as long as possible to become deeply acquainted with it.
Effort without Hardship
Although training the mind takes sustained effort, it is a gentle practice
not require physical deprivation and hardship.
we practice meditation, the more familiar our mind becomes with inner peace
Over time, our ability to
experience that inner peace between meditation
increases, whatever our circumstances.
About Master V. Vajiramedhi
Master V. Vajiramedhi
Master Vajiramedhi it is probably the most admired Buddhist Monk in
Thailand, and the most well known internationally by his continuous
activities in foreign countries, and his concerns and involvement in
Thailand affairs. He started his Buddhist life very young in life..
He is author of many books about Buddhism, only few ones translated in
English. Being so young, we can expect to have the chance to know a lot
more about his work and writing in future years.