Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation

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Longchen Rabjam

Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation (Tib. བསམ་གཏན་ངལ་གསོ་, Samten Ngalso; Wyl. bsam gtan ngal gso) — part of the Trilogy of Finding Comfort and Ease by Longchenpa.

Outline

The root text consists of three chapters:

  1. Locations for Cultivating Samadhi
  2. The Meditator
  3. The Dharma to be Practised

Related Texts

Aside from the root text, there are three other texts on the same topic:

1. A Summary called The Pundarika Garland
TBRC-tag.png རྫོགས་པ་ཆེན་པོ་བསམ་གཏན་ངལ་གསོའི་བསྡུས་དོན་པུཎྜ་རཱི་ཀའི་ཕྲེང་བ་, rdzogs pa chen po bsam gtan ngal gso'i bsdus don puN+Da rI ka'i phreng ba
2. A Commentary called The Pure Chariot
TBRC-tag.png རྫོགས་པ་ཆེན་པོ་བསམ་གཏན་ངལ་གསོའི་འགྲེལ་པ་ཤིང་རྟ་རྣམ་པར་དག་པ་, rdzogs pa chen po bsam gtan ngal gso'i 'grel pa shing rta rnam par dag pa
3. A Practical Instruction called The Quintessential Heart Essence
TBRC-tag.png རྫོགས་པ་ཆེན་པོ་བསམ་གཏན་ངལ་གསོའི་དོན་ཁྲིད་སྙིང་པོ་བཅུད་བསྡུས་, rdzogs pa chen po bsam gtan ngal gso'i don khrid snying po bcud bsdus

Translations and Commentaries

English

  • The Dalai Lama, Mind in Comfort and Ease: The Vision of Enlightenment in the Great Perfection, Wisdom, 2007
  • H.V. Guenther, Kindly Bent to Ease Us, Part 2: Meditation, Dharma Publishing, 1975

External Links

  • A translation of the first two chapters and the Tibetan text is available at Lotsawa House:
LotsawaHouse-tag.png Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation: A guide to locations for cultivating samadhi
LotsawaHouse-tag.png Finding Comfort and Ease in Meditation: The practitioner of meditation