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Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw

Author: Stephen Snyder; Tina Rasmussen
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Snyder; Tina Rasmussen
ISBN: 9781590307335 159030733X
OCLC Number: 316835885
Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 22 cm
Contents: History of the jhānas --
Samatha practice: the purification of mind --
Foundational understandings --
Skillful effort from first sit to first jhānas --
Material jhānas one through four and related practices --
Immaterial jhānas five through eight and related practices --
The sublime abidings and protective meditations --
Four elements meditation --
The Buddha as our role model.
Responsibility: Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen.

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