Meditation is about seeing more clearly

To meditate, you don’t have to be “smart,” says Doug Sensei. You just have to see clearly.

In this edited talk excerpt, Sensei discusses “the Purification of View” (from the Abhidhamma) and provides a useful meditation exercise to help one come to understand nama and rupa (mind and matter), the knowledge of which constitutes the first stage of insight and leads to overcoming doubt on the Path.