Jhanas in lying meditation

The cultivation of calm or tranquility and the development of concentration
Laurens
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Re: Jhanas in lying meditation

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Modus.Ponens wrote: In the "sutta jhanas" the senses are not shutted off. It is in the "comentarial jhanas" that the senses are shutted off. As far as I know, the "vipassana jhanas" (of the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition) do not have the senses shutted down _ and thus are similar to the "sutta jhanas" _ and can be attained walking.

Metta
Ah I see :smile: thanks for informing me

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Laurens
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