Stages of Meditation

跳至導覽 跳至搜尋

Stages of Meditation (Skt. Bhāvanākrama; Tib. སྒོམ་རིམ་, Gomrim; Wyl. sgom rim) — an important text (comprising three books) on meditation by Kamalashila. They are the fundamental texts for the study and practise of shamatha and vipashyana in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

Tibetan texts



  • Parmananda Sharma, Bhāvanākrama of Kamalaśila (Delhi: Aditya Prakashan, 1997)

Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

Further Reading

  • Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche, Essential Practice, translated by Jules B. Levinson (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2002)
  • The Dalai Lama, Stages of Meditation, translated by Venerable Geshe Lobsang Jordhen, Losang Choephel Ganchenpa and Jeremy Russell (Ithaca: Snow Lion, 2003)