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- Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:48 am
- Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
- Topic: the first jhana and thinking.
- Replies: 76
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"enters & remains in the first jhana: rapture & pleasure born from withdrawal, accompanied by directed thought & evaluation." many teachers teach that the first jhana is full absorption with one pointedness of mind and no thought. but this quote as well as specific talks by the buddha on someone th...
Daft question maybe, but how does Samatha and/or Jhana bring about a transformation regarding a realization of Anatta or the Emptiness of self? Thanks... Hello, In the first jhana there is no experience of self or boundary.A self Is not applicable.Because the mind is one pointed it eliminates duali...