Akasanancayatana

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vishy89
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Akasanancayatana

Postby vishy89 » Fri May 17, 2013 3:01 am

Is there a way to practice Akasanancayatana meditation ? And the next one Vinnanancayata ? Any instructions anywhere Thanks for any help. Metta

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Re: Akasanancayatana

Postby Bakmoon » Wed May 22, 2013 7:30 am

Chapter ten of the Vissudhimagga talks about it quite a bit:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... on2011.pdf

You will find it on page 379 in the pfd file.
The non-doing of any evil,
The performance of what's skillful,
The cleansing of one's own mind:
This is the Buddhas' teaching.

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Re: Akasanancayatana

Postby mirco » Wed May 22, 2013 9:21 pm

"An important term for meditative absorption is samadhi. We often translate that as concentration, but that can suggest a certain stiffness. Perhaps unification is a better rendition, as samadhi means to bring together. Deep samadhi isn't at all stiff. It's a process of letting go of other things and coming to a unified experience." -

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Re: Akasanancayatana

Postby vishy89 » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:25 am

Thanks for the replies. These days I am in a gross mental state. I will study these replies and come back if I hv anything more to say. Metta


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