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by wildfox7
Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: jhana vs silent illumination or other zen methods
Replies: 30
Views: 10430

Re: jhana vs silent illumination or other zen methods

Johnny, I have practiced both jhana and Silent Illumination meditation methods for several years, separately. Different sides of the same street. If you become proficient at both, I think you will share my view that it is the same stuff. Since you are seeking concise instructions on meditation, you ...
by wildfox7
Sat Apr 30, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Samatha and vipassana
Replies: 14
Views: 1479

Re: Samatha and vipassana

JackV, How about if I give you a straight answer to your worthwhile question? An answer you will never get from the textual wonks. An answer you can research to confirm. An answer you will then confirm in your practice. An answer the moderator will never approve, but true to demonstrate nonetheless....