Shamatha – Calm Abiding

Shamatha, or calm-abiding, meditation aims to settle the disturbances and dysfunctions of our body and mind in meditation so that they can truly abide here and now peacefully.   

Calm Abiding Guided meditation with Venerable Lonsang Palmo.

B. Alan Wallace led this Shamatha retreat for Vajrayana Institute.

Short Shamatha meditation by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche.

Venerable Pema Chodron leads this guided Shamatha Calm Abiding meditation.

This short video on How to Meditate is part of a series of meditation videos offered by FPMT.


Weekend retreat on Cultivating Shamatha at the Thubten Norbu Ling Centre.

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama talks about Shamatha.

Geshe Tenzin Zopa gives a four minute talk on Calm Abiding.

Tara Brach, Buddhist teacher from the Insight Meditation centre leads an Opening and Calming meditation.

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