This Guide outlines the development of shamtha meditation based on a traditional Buddhist drawing. Each element of the drawing carries significance and detailed explanations are given. The drawings is a guide and teaching tool that details the problems that arise and need to be overcome. Traditionally there are levels, powers and types of engagements on the progressive path. This Guides presents translations of Mahayanasutralamkara texts that can be of great practical benefit to the practitioner. The goal of the shamtha path is to have a trained mind that can lead to the wisdom of vipashyana. Use this tool to help refine your daily meditation. Text by Jakob Leschly, illustration by Stefan Mager.