PeterB wrote:May I ask where you live Jnana4 ? I dont mean your address of course...just the general area.
Kenshou wrote:After having gone through a lot of these kinds of books, I found Shaila Catherine's Focused and Fearless to be the most useful. It's not a very long or heavy book, but I thought it had a lot of good stuff. There's a single, rather vague page on "nimittas" which to me, feels like it was shoehorned in for the sake of conforming to classical Theravada commentary. But aside from that the book has a whole lot of good practical down-to-earth advice on deepening one's anapanasati practice, and working up to and developing the ingredients for the 4 jhanas. She does quite a nice job describing the experience and it's progression, which is a pretty tricky thing.
http://www.amazon.com/Focused-Fearless- ... 0861715608
Modus.Ponens wrote:Since this is the suttanta method section, I sugest you read this first before deciding which book to buy:
PeterB wrote:In addition to reading and visiting this forum you may want to check these people out sometime
Jhana4 wrote:PeterB wrote:May I ask where you live Jnana4 ? I dont mean your address of course...just the general area.
Washington D.C., U.S.A.
adeh wrote:Thanks for the Shaila Catherine recommendation as well...looks like I'll be ordering her book....
I found this on You Tube..Adeh
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