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Get Started With Buddhist Meditation

Trapped at home and going bananas with worry? Now’s the PERFECT time to learn to meditate.

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  • 45 mins of self-paced video lessons available 24/7
  • Mobile and tablet friendly access
  • Editor-picked supporting material from the Lion's Roar archive
  • Section reviews to help you solidify what you've learned
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About this course

Get Started with Buddhist Meditation is taught by Susan Piver, the New York Times bestselling author and meditation teacher. Together with Lion’s Roar, she’s prepared this course to be a simple and sustainable way to learn to meditate, and to do it regularly. You’ll learn essential meditation techniques, and how meditation helps cultivate calm, clarity, and kindness.

Meditation will show you how to relax and lean into your life.

Take the course from the comfort of your own home, and on your own schedule; return to it as often as you like to refresh what you've learned and keep your practice strong.

What's included in this online course:

  • Clear, jargon-free teaching that's easy to understand–and to put into action
  • Five videos of teaching covering all the basics (45 mins)
  • Editor-picked supporting material from the Lion's Roar archive
  • Section reviews to recap and help you solidify what you've learned

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Course Curriculum

1: What Is Meditation?

  • Welcome
  • Introduction: What Meditation Is — And Is Not (8:35)
  • Section 1 Review
  • Related Reading: "Meditation Is the Practice of Being Alive"

2: Why Do Buddhist Meditation?

  • Meditation Misconceptions / What Should We Want From Meditation? (10:17)
  • Section 2 Review
  • Related Reading: "Something Quite Extraordinary Can Happen in Even Five Minutes."

3: How to Do Buddhist Meditation

  • Susan Leads You Through the Practice (13:32)
  • Section 3 Review

4: How to Keep Your Practice Going

  • How to Get a Regular Meditation Practice Underway / Sustaining Your Practice (9:35)
  • Section 4 Review
  • Related Reading: "Three Tips for Maintaining Your Practice — And a Good Attitude About It"
  • Related Reading: "Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels"

5: Closing Tips & Encouragement

  • Working With Obstacles / Notes About Posture / The Most Important Thing (8:10)
  • Section 5 Review
  • Related Reading: "Open to Whatever: Three Meditation Teachers on Facing Obstacles to the Practice"


Your Instructor

Susan Piver
New York Times bestselling author and meditation teacher

Susan Piver is a longtime practitioner and teacher of Buddhist meditation, and a bestselling author whose books include Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation, The Wisdom of a Broken Heart, and her latest, The Four Noble Truths of Love.

She is the founder of the online meditation community, The Open Heart Project.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start and finish?

Whenever you want! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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