SN 45.8: Magga-vibhanga Sutta — An Analysis of the Path

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Re: SN 45.8: Magga-vibhanga Sutta — An Analysis of the Path

Post by drifting cloud » Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:41 pm

Also, I have a question.

In the passages about 'right concentration', I notice that the Buddha lists four jhanas. I have been taught that there are a total of eight jhanas. Is there a particular reason only four are listed in this Sutta?

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