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by tanhendrick
Fri Jul 30, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: What's the difference between Samadhi and Jhana?
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Re: What's the difference between Samadhi and Jhana?

Samadhi in Buddhist terms means collected/concentrated mind which can be cultivated by Samatha meditation on any of the 40 meditation objects. Samadhi is basically a mind bhavana aiming at purification of the mind from five hindrances. The concentrated mind free of hindrances is imperturbable, plian...