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The Jhanas By Ajahn Brahmavamso Buddhist Fellowship Singapore
simple English on the deeper states of meditation called Jhana.
Access Concentration and Jhana Training from the Visuddhimagga
The Jhanas In Theravada Buddhist Meditation
numerical position in the series: the first jhana, the second jhana, the third ploughing festival, the future Buddha spontaneously entered the first jhana.
relevance of Jhana (to be explained below).
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society told me that the ceremony was going to be held at the Jhana Grove. Centre. Once I arrived Royal Kathina - Jhana Grove End of Rains Retreat.

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Dhyāna in Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beyond the four jhānas lie four attainments, referred to in the early texts as aruppas.
Jhana: jhana
Jhana is a meditative state of profound stillness and concentration in which the mind becomes fully immersed and absorbed in the chosen object of attention.
What is Jhana?
The jhanas are altered states of consciousness that arise due to the skillful practice of meditation.
These are known as the jhanas. The jhanas have been roughly translated as “ states of absorption” or even “trance.
The Jhanas in Theravadan Buddhist Meditation
The Pali word Jhana is best translated as "meditative absorption state.

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