Author Topic: What is samatha meditation, and how does it differ from Vipassana?  (Read 1776 times)

lokariototal

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What is samatha meditation? What is it used for? How is it practiced? How does it differ from Vipassana?

Can you show me your favorite instructional video for Samatha meditation?

Thanks

Vivek

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