The Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation
This is a greatly abridged version of The Path of Serenity and Insight, geared to establishing a jhana mdiation practice through an exposition of the necessary preliminary factors and the attainment of the first jhana. The higher jhanas and role of jhana in the noble disciple are also discussed.
Wheel Publication No: 351/353, 76 pages
Buddhist Publication Society, 1998
Currently out of print
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