Jhāna According to the Pāḷi Nikāyas

The cultivation of calm or tranquility and the development of concentration
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Ignorance is an intentional act.

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Ignorance is an intentional act.

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Re: Jhāna According to the Pāḷi Nikāyas

Postby Gena1480 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:58 am

the Jhana that is described as absorption in the suttas
are the ones that teacher/s of the ascetic Gotama practice
and Buddhaghosa discribes this kind of Jhanas practice calm or samatha, for example to drop the applied and sustain thought ,they concentrate on silence and suppress the thoughts
the Buddha teaches the samma samadhi this kind of practice are using applied thought and sustain thought to get to silence, like applying the word Buddho. this way you see how drop of
requirement occurs, thus producing the dry insight, with this drying insight, you then see which requirement conditions, making insight fulfill its function (sammasati)
thus making Jhana with Discernment. and this is the right way to practice according to Sutta 111 and this is the right way to spin the Dhamma wheel.
so the teaching of Calm Jhana are not 8nolbepath practice
metta mitta

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Postby Gena1480 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:02 am

i wanted to say that when working with dry insight it sammasati
with the insight fulfill its function its Discernment

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"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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These above two msgs are of significant interest here.

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Ignorance is an intentional act.

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"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Postby Ytrog » Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:09 am

IMHO Eight Mindful Steps To Happiness contains a great chapter about the topic at hand. :anjali:

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