The 7 Awakening Factors are the functions of the mind that become powerful tools in the process of Awakening.  During the talk, each of the Awakening Factors--Mindfulness, Investigation of Mental Phenomena, Energy/Effort, Joy/Engaged Interest, Tranquility, Concentration/Unification, and Equanimity/Balance–is reviewed.  Additionally, the practices that enhance the development of these functions are described.

Here are the notes prepared for this talk:  2021 Deerhaven 7 AWAKENING FACTORS

This talk can be accompanied by the guided meditation Contemplation of Intention, found in the audio archive.