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Buddhist meditation

Author: Sarah Shaw
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. This book provides an introduction to their traditional context  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Shaw
ISBN: 9780415359184 041535918X
OCLC Number: 696623011
Description: 238 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Abbreviations 1. Introduction: What is Meditation? 2. Meditation: Introductory Texts 3. The Five Hindrances 4. Longer Texts: Concentration and the Fruits of Recluseship: The Samannaphala Sutta 5. Longer Texts: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness: The Satipannhana Sutta 6. The Ten Devices (Kasina) 7. The Ten Foulnesses (Asubha) 8. The Ten Recollections: Six Recollections (Anussati) 9. The Ten Recollections: Four Mindfulnesses (Sati) 10. The Four Divine Abidings (Brahmavihara) 11. Meditation on the Formless (Arupasamapatti) 12. The Perception of Loathsomeness in Food (Ahare Patikkulasanna) Conclusion: Sila, Samadhi and Panna. Bibliography. Translator's Note. Glossary. Canonical References. Index
Responsibility: Sarah, Shaw.

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