Welcome to Get Started With Buddhist Meditation, presented by Lion's Roar and hosted by meditation teacher and New York Times bestselling author Susan Piver. Here you'll learn the basics of how to do shamatha, or mindfulness meditation — the foundation of Buddhist meditation.

A few notes about the course:

  • While the course is designed to be followed sequentially, you may jump around as you like. You’ll see a check mark next to chapters you’ve completed.
  • Lion’s Roar editors have provided summary notes and tips at the end of each section.
  • We’ve also included suggested further readings for each section, drawn from lionsroar.com.

And now, let's Get Started with Buddhist Meditation.