Vipashyana

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Vipashyana (Tib. lhaktong; lhag mthong) 'Clear seeing' or 'insight' meditation.

Prerequisites for Vipashyana

Kamalashila’s second Stages of Meditation (Skt. bhavanakrama) mentions three prerequisites for developing vipashyana:

1. Reliance upon a spiritual teacher
2. Genuinely engaging in extensive study
3. Appropriate reflection