Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

Vipassana for Beginners

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Two-day public teaching in Taipei, Taiwan: “Vipassana primarily for beginners and non-Buddhists”
December 11-12, 2020

Transcript: Day 1Day 2 / Video

Includes audio recordings of DJKR leading three different guided mindfulness meditations (one meditation on mindfulness of the body; two different meditations on mindfulness of mind from two different vipassana traditions):

• Mindfulness of the body (guided meditation)
• Mindfulness of mind: (1) observing, (2) knowing

Commentaries by Alex Li Trisoglio:
• (1) (introduction to vipassana, view and 3 marks): “Introduction to Buddhism – Week 4: Vipassana
• (2) (on 4 foundations of mindfulness): “Introduction to Buddhism – Week 5: Meditation

Note: These transcripts are edited transcripts of live teachings, and should not be taken as Rinpoche’s final word. Every effort has been made to ensure they are accurate both in terms of words and meaning, however all errors and misunderstandings are the responsibility of the editors of Please see note.

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