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Here's a longer (40 minute) lead-through of the traditional meditation known as 'The Mindfulness of Breathing'. If you're confident in your practice, this is a great, minimal guide for a fuller experience of the breath. 'The Mindfulness of Breathing' is one of the bases of any Buddhist practice - an essential complement to the 'Metta Bhavana' ('development of loving kindness') meditations also featured on the site. Kamalashila has been teaching the practice for over twenty years, so you're in excellent hands!
This talk is part of the series Getting Started in Meditation.
|1.||Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - sitting well and comfortably (2:23)|
|2.||Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - the first stage (9:34)|
|3.||Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - the second stage (10:18)|
|4.||Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - the third stage (9:06)|
|5.||Mindfulness of Breathing (full lead-through) - the fourth stage (10:08)|
Total running time: 41:29