Photos

Pictures include shamatha practice in various retreats and courses. There are pictures of

I 'The Shamatha Project', a three month meditation expedition combined with state-of-the-art scientific research, in 2007, in Shambhala Mountain Center (CO).

II There are pictures, in Phuket retreat, of an 8 weeks shamatha retreat, spring 2010, in the 'Phuket International Academy Mind Centre' (Thailand, a centre where Alan Wallace teaches).

III Pictures of a Course Meditating on the Monitor (with professionals in psychiatry) give an impression of this course that combines shamatha meditation with Heart Rhythm Variability measurements, and heartcoherence training.

IV In a more general sense: the Nine Stages of the Elephant Path, of Meditative Quiescence, in imagery, can be found below. A brief description of these stages and the meaning of elephant, monkey, rabbit... is included.

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With a brief description: see 09Nine-stages-image-description synopsis 

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