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by Nyana
Wed Jun 09, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: The Great Jhana Debate
Replies: 486
Views: 94998

Re: Tha jhana debate

Hi Retro & Modus.Ponens (I don't mind you posting it at all). during first jhana one can still sense the body - but are you all really sure it is the physical body we sense? Hi Freawaru, I suspect that we are coming to this discussion from somewhat different perspectives. For myself, it doesn't real...
by Nyana
Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:08 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: The Great Jhana Debate
Replies: 486
Views: 94998

Re: Tha jhana debate

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa. Hello to everyone at Dhamma Wheel! Geoff (emptyuniverse) here. Oh my, that is a very old draft of that essay.... Nevertheless, the basic points that (1) sensory consciousness is necessarily stopped in jhāna, and (2) that jhāna requires a vision of a li...