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sutta(s) with most detail on jhana practice?

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sutta(s) with most detail on jhana practice?

Postby alan... » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:37 am

are there any that give more detailed instruction? how to begin, maintain, rise to the next, etc.?

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Postby daverupa » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:56 am

More detailed instruction than what?

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Re: sutta(s) with most detail on jhana practice?

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jan 29, 2013 12:23 pm

Greetings,

I like this...

MN 44: Culavedalla Sutta
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: sutta(s) with most detail on jhana practice?

Postby SDC » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:47 pm

The seven factors of awakening (satta bojjhaṅgā) get into detail - SN 46.3 is a good one. Here is a good talk -

Beware of becoming obsessed with attaining jhāna, you run the risk of wasting a lot of precious time. From what I have been taught, it is something that will occur with relative ease through proper development. Do not forget about everything the Buddha teaches before samādhi. Just my 2 cents.

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