Right Concentration: A Practical Guide to the Jhanas

Right Concentration: A Practical Guide to the Jhanas

by Leigh Brasington

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611802696
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 491,593
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

LEIGH BRASINGTON is a teacher of Insight Meditation who was the senior American student of the late Ven. Ayya Khema, who authorized him to teach the jhanas. He has taught them, along with other insight practices, at well over one hundred residential retreats throughout the United States and Europe.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction

PART I - Practical Jhānas
The Preliminaries
Access Concentration
Entering the Jhānas
First Jhāna
Second Jhāna
Third Jhāna
Fourth Jhāna
The Immaterial Jhānas

PART II - Demystified Jhānas
Vitakka & Vicāra
First Jhāna
Second Jhāna
Third Jhāna
Fourth Jhāna
The Jhāna Summary
Insight Knowledge
The Immaterial States
The Cessation of Perception and Feeling
The Psychic Powers

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