Essence of Meditation

2 minutes
Mingyur Rinpoche recorded in Bodhgaya, India, 2011

In this short clip, Mingyur Rinpoche teaches that awareness, not fleeting experiences, is the essence of meditation. This teaching is part of the Three Words that Strike the Vital Point series, which was taught in Bodhgaya, India in January, 2011.

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October 25, 2015

2 responses on "Essence of Meditation"

  1. How precious a teaching, Rinpoche.
    Thank you millions

  2. I am so glad that Rinpoche explained this to us. Stay with the awareness, not the experiences: the essence of meditation is awareness. If only I had understood this before. I was confused by all my experiences and tried to chase after them instead of simply understanding that awareness is what’s essential. Thanks again for teaching us Rinpoche. Thank You!

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