How fast can the Arupa Jhanas be achieved?

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Re: How fast can the Arupa Jhanas be achieved?

Post by retrofuturist » Thu Jul 02, 2015 5:55 am

Dvayatānupassanāsutta of the Sutta Nipāta wrote:"Those beings that go to realms of form,
And those who are settled in formless realms,
Not understanding the fact of cessation,
Come back again and again to existence.
Those who, having comprehended realms of form,
Do not settle in formless realms,
Are released in the experience of cessation,
It is they that are the dispellers of death."
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