Healing Meditation Techniques of Selected Thai Meditation Master

Ellen Frances Gervasi




This article examines the meditation instructions and other information relevant to health and healing given by three Buddhist masters of Thailand: the late Venerable Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo, the late Venerable Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, and Venerable Ajahn Damrong. Despite some differences in their methods, all three teachers advocate intentionally adjusting the length of the breath and using the long breath for enhancing physical health, which in turn supports meditation and mental health.


(Published in Rian Thai: International Journal of Thai Studies, Volume 7/2014, Page 19-38)


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