Teachings offered by Upasaka Culadasa

Part 1 – Sit, Breath, Wake Up! October 2013



This post is one of a series made at the retreat, “Sit, Breath, Wake Up!”, taught by Upasaka Culadasa at the Tucson Community Meditation Center in Arizona, October 11-13, 2013.

This particular session was recorded Friday evening, October 11.

The first recording below is the entire session, including a guided meditation. The second recording is only the guided meditation.


(Note: There are no handouts for this teaching.)

Use the navigation at the bottom of this post to move to the other posts for “Sit, Breath, Wake Up!”  If you would rather see all the recordings on one page, go here.

Sit, Breathe, Wake Up!
Building a Powerful Meditation Practice

How does one succeed in meditation? No matter what style or method of meditation you practice, whether you’re just a beginner or have been practicing for years, if you ever experience agitation, distraction and mind-wandering in your meditation or find yourself getting drowsy and dull, these retreat recordings are for you.

They include a series of guided meditations, through which you can learn specific techniques for overcoming these and other obstacles that stand in the way of becoming an accomplished meditator. Culadasa guides you through a variety of other practices, including Cultivating Joy, Loving Kindness, Finding the Still-point, and Realizing the Witness.

Interspersed among the guided meditations, which have been a popular part of past teaching retreats, are question and answer sessions. These teachings explore what it means to be mindful, both on the cushion and in daily life, and how mindfulness is cultivated.


One thought on “Part 1 – Sit, Breath, Wake Up! October 2013”

  1. Naz says:

    Hooray, a new bunch of podcasts to get stuck in to!

    I am an avid listener of these discussions and always enjoy Culadasa’s wise take on the Dharma. I put these mp3s on my Ipod and each evening evening I listen to them after my meditation. They really help me unwind before I go to sleep.

    Please keep up the good work, and thank you so much for all the inspiration. It keeps me practicing!

    With Metta,
    Naz (UK)

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