How To Meditate A Book Review Part #3


Dear Friends,

Did you ever look at someone else and think to yourself “Wow, he or she really seems calm and relaxed?”. Let’s talk about Samatha or “calming the mind”. Join us as we dig into part #3 discussion on this absolutely joyous book “How To Meditate” by Pema Chodron.

What is Samatha aka Shamatha meditation really all about?

Well, calm abiding it is about training your mind. Samatha (calm) is a prerequisite of concentration. Buddha taught that through breathing techniques we can establish mindfulness which will bring us insight and wisdom.

The Buddha has said that you gain two things from meditative practice:

Samatha aka Shamatha: Calm Abiding (steady the mind)

Vipassana: Insight (able to see and explore)

Join us to review Pema’s thoughts on the process of Shamatha

Namaste and Sat Nam,




About Kat Wendorf

Kathleen Wendorf is a certified NESTA sports yoga instructor located in Central Florida. Kathleen has studied Hatha, Vinyasa, Kripalu, Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Yin and Kundalini yoga as well as others. Kathleen is also a writer who has been featured on The Morning Show. She invites you to bookmark and follow her blog to learn inspirational yoga. You can also visit Amazon to find other books on yoga and travel savings as well as her children's books and fictional novels. Kathleen has a mission to share as much as she can with her yoga friends. Please feel free to reach out to her at any time for any comments or questions.

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