Meditation & Boredom

Buddhist quote on boredom in meditation
Lama Shenpen teaches the Dharma

It is not unusual to experience boredom in meditation. Why is this? Is it a problem? What should we do about it, if anything? Lama Shenpen talks to a student about the experience of boredom, what it’s telling us and how to deal with it. Click the link to read the full question and response:

Meditation – why bother?

The telly looks great tonight, so why should I drag myself away to meditate? A good question. One that all meditators should regularly ask themselves: “Why am I doing this? What do I expect from it?”

In this 4 minute video, Tara Anne Dew, senior student of Lama Shenpen, discusses some of the reasons it might be worth tearing ourselves away from the telly.