Placement medita­tion

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Key Term placement medita­tion
In Tibetan Script འཇོག་སྒོམ་
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration 'jog sgom
English Standard placement medita­tion
Basic Meaning This is the meditation of directly observing the mind without engaging in any analytical or intellectual activ­ity. (Source: Thrangu Rinpoche, Transcending Ego, page 102).

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche says:

"Whenever we reach a conclusion, or simply get tired, we just remain, settled in peace. This part is a little like shamatha."
Has the Sense of Also called Settling meditation (Skt. sthāpyabhāvanā; Tib. འཇོག་སྒོམ་, jokgom or jok gom, Wyl. 'jog sgom) — the counterpart of analytical meditation. The practice of settling or resting the mind, which is alternated with periods of analysis or visualization.(Source: Rigpa Wiki)
"In placement meditation one goes directly into deep Shamatha meditation and then one "looks at mind" directly without any analysis and perceives its emptiness." (Source: Thrangu Rinpoche, Transcending Ego, page 86).
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