First Meditation on Amitabha

Sharing the techniques from the Meditation Sutra– the Sutra on the Contemplation of Infinite Light Buddha. Enjoy!

Find the Sutra here.

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You should sit down, look in the western direction, and prepare your thought for a meditation on the sun; cause your mind to be firmly fixed so as to have a focused and unwavering perception of the sun. Gaze upon the image of the Sun about to set– when it looks like a suspended drum.

After you have clearly seen the sun, let that image remain fixed, whether your eyes be shut or open; this is the First Meditation– the ‘Perception of the Sun’.

~Amitabha Meditation Sutra

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