Other Ways to Achieve Jhana?

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pelletboy
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Other Ways to Achieve Jhana?

Post by pelletboy » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:28 am

Are there other ways to achieve jhana than radiating goodwill to a person?

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Re: Other Ways to Achieve Jhana?

Post by cooran » Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:39 am

Hello pelletboy, all,

These links have the information you are seeking, and might be of interest to others:

The Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation by Henepola Gunaratana
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... el351.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

SHARPENING MANJUSHRI'S SWORD. THE JHANAS IN THERAVADAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION by Leigh Brasington
http://www.leighb.com/jhana2.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

with metta
Chris
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