banga - cessation feeling ?

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banga - cessation feeling ?

Postby purple planet » Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:28 am

Im trying to read about this word in pali but im not sure i got the name right -

something like banga ? its suppose to be a feeling of cessation ?
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Re: banga - cessation feeling ?

Postby Sanjay PS » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:07 pm

purple planet wrote:Im trying to read about this word in pali but im not sure i got the name right -

something like banga ? its suppose to be a feeling of cessation ?


To my knowledge Banga Nana is the dissolving of the mind and body , which we may encounter during sittings ( at times i have felt a few teachers having a state of Banga while walking ) . Its intensity and duration will vary from time to time.

There is a photograph of the great teacher Sayagi U Ba Kin ( that can be found in the video footage of Pilgrimage to the Sacred Land ) , the banga is so pronounced , deep and unattached .

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Re: banga - cessation feeling ?

Postby purple planet » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:41 pm

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Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:57 pm

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Re: banga - cessation feeling ?

Postby Sanjay PS » Fri Oct 04, 2013 1:14 pm



Thank you Sir.

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