BuddhaNet's Loving-Kindness Meditation - Instruction in
Loving Kindness meditation.
Buddhist Meditation - A text by Francis Story (The Anagarika
Sugatananda)from the Buddhist Publication Society on different
forms of meditation including Anapana Sati, Samatha, and Vipassana.Bhavana
Meditation Techniques - Survey of seven meditation techniques
Wildmind Online Meditation Lessons - Wildmind provides a
complete guide to simple meditation techniques.
RIGPA - International network of meditation centers and
groups under the guidance of Sogyal Rinpoche, author of the
Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, and H.E. Dzogchen Rinpoche.
Dzogchen - The Importance of Sem-dé in the Aro gTér by Khandro
Déchen Tsédrüp Rolpa'i Yeshé. A way of approaching the Dzogchen
teachings through the gradual development of meditative experience.
The Dzogchen Community in America - The Dzogchen Community
of Choegyal Namkhai Norbu in America. Audio teachings by Rinpoche.
Dzogchen Foundation - Biography, images, detailed Dzogchen
lineage, teaching schedule, and selection of dharma teachings.
Dzogchen Lineage - The international community of Dzogchen
Shri Singha International, practicing under the guidance of
Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche. Featuring background and historical
resources on Buddhism and Dzogchen, current activities, and
links to local organizations within the community.
Elias Capriles: Buddhism and Dzogchen - Two books and several
papers by Capriles, on Dzogchen and Buddhism. Texts are available
in zip format for down .
Ligmincha Institute - Site for Dzogchen in the Bon tradition,
the native religion of Tibet. Ligmincha was founded by Tenzin
Wangyal Rinpoche, the first teacher of Bon Dzogchen in the West.
Includes useful information on Bon Dzogchen, audio files of
mantra chanting and an on-line store.
Namgyalgar - Choegyal Namkhai Norbu's Australian Dzogchen
Community. It contains a description of Dzogchen and its relationship
to Tibetan Buddhism, Norbu Rinpoche's biography, retreat schedules,
and information on the Australian and Oceania Communities.
mist-real - Mike Dickman's translations of several essential
Dzogchen texts and commentaries. Mipham, Garab Dorje, and Dza
Patrul Rinpoche. (March 14, 2003)
Hekigan Roku: Case 89: "The Path of the Boddhisattva" -
Commentary by Subhana Barzaghi.
Koan Commentaries by Barry Magid - Barry Magid teaches at
the Ordinary Mind Zendo as an affiliate of the San Diego Zen
Koan Practice - An explanation of Koan practice by Genjo
Random Koans - Read a koan picked at random from the text.
The Sound of One Hand Clapping - A brief explanation of
this famous koan, by Hakuin.
Stop the Distant Rowboat Using Just Your Mind - An explanation
of a Zen koan, from a metaphor used by Dogen.
Working with Koans - Teisho by John Tarrant Roshi.
Zen Buddhism Koan Study Pages - Extensive bibliography on
commentaries from the Zen Buddhism WWW Virtual Library.
Zen Koans: Transcending Duality - A list of well-known koans.
Case 2: - Commentary by John Tarrant Roshi.
Case 4 - Commentary by John Tarrant Roshi.
Case 6: "Every Day Is a Good Day" - Commentary by John Tarrant
Case 5: "Hsueh-feng's Grain of Rice" - Commentary by John
Case 11 "Huangpo's Gobblers of Dregs" - Teisho by John Tarrant
Case 10: "Mu Chou's Theiving Phoney" - Commentary by John
Case 3: "This Fire Runs Through All Things" - Commentary
by John Tarrant Roshi.
Book of Equanimity : "Yang-Shan's Mind and Environment"
- Commentary by John Tarrant Roshi.
Stuck in a nest of Reeds: Shoyoroku: Case 68 - Commentary
by Robert Aitken, Roshi.
Gateless Gate, aka Mumonkon - The classic collection of
koans usually used in introductory koan training.
Bodhidharma Pacifies the Mind: the Gateless Barrier Case 41
- Case and commentary by Barry Magid Senesi, of the Ordinary
Case 5: "Hsiang-yen: Up a Tree" - Commentary by John Tarrant
Case 5; "Hsiang-yen: Up a Tree" - Commentary by John Tarrant
Face to Face: the Meaning Comes Alive - A talk on Mumonkan
case 6 and Dharma Transmission, by Jiko Linda Cutts.
Ma-Tsu 'This Very Mind is Buddha' - Commentary on Wu-men
Kuan Case 30 by Ross Bolleter Roshi.
Ordinary Mind is the Tao - Talk by James Ishmael Ford Sensei
on Wu men Kuan Case #19.
Who is Arguing About the Cat? - Moral action and enlightenment
according to Dogen.
The World Honored One Twirls a Flower - Commentary on Mumonkan
Wu-Men Kuan Koans - Comprehensive and factual information
about the Wu-Men Kuan (J. Mumonkan, E. Gateless Gate) koan collection
as used in the Zen training.
Mindfulness of Breathing (Shamatha) - A traditional explanation
of mindfulness of breathing by Dr. C. George Boeree, University
Compassion Practices of Tonglen: Introduction - A brief
description by Christine Longaker of three Tonglen or loving-kingness
practices and how to adapt the practice for every-day life.
Based on the teachings of Sogyal Rinpoche.
Practice of Tonglen - Teaching by Pema Chodron with a description
The Seven Points of Mind Training - A meditation to cultivate
fearlessness and open the heart. Tonglen is the practice of
sending and taking.
Tonglen - Taking and Sending Meditation - Brief instructions
given by Thrangu Rinpoche.
Buddhist Meditation from Thailand - The fundamentals of
meditation by Phra Ajahn Plien Panyapatipo, Wat Aranyawiwake,
The Ganges Sangha - An extensive collection of articles
to support Vipassana practitioners.
A Gradual Awakening - Excerpts from Stephen Levine's meditation
Vipassana - Downloadable books by Nina van Gorkom and Sujin
Boriharnwanaket, and many texts from the Tipitaka.
Vipassana Meditation - Instruction in vipassana as taught
by S. N. Goenka.
The Vipassana Page - Site of the vipassana email list.
Vipassana Research Institute - Based in Igatpuri, India.
Information on the Vipassana meditation technique as taught
by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. Pages
include Vipassana Newsletter and details of courses and centres.
Vipassana Support Institute - Information on the basic theory
of vipassana meditation, also known as mindfulness or insight
meditation. Articles and tapes from Shinzen Young.
Vipassana.com - Meditation in the Theravada tradition. Online
The Alexander Technique for Buddhist Practitioners - Explanation
of the Alexander Technique as used for Zazen practice.
From a Zazen Journal - A two-year daily meditative record
of morning meditations, and attendance at extended sesshins,
by an American Soto Zen practitioner.
How to Meditate (Zazen) - Detailed instructions from Zen
Mountain Monastery on how to practice Zen meditation.
Sesshin For Newcomers - Some words about sesshin for newcomers
to Zen, by Aitkin Roshi.
Zen and Recovery - Description of the benefits of Zen meditation,
and instruction in meditation for the beginner. Focuses on the
benefits of Zen meditation in recovery from addictions, but
is useful to any meditation beginner.