You could learn about Kasina meditation from “Visuddhimagga (Path the create “Earth Kasina”(object) and describe how to do the meditation. Helo. some peoples say Kasina meditations are right to attain jhanas. some other peoples are skeptical and they say it is the right way: Nimitta. I have been reading “Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond”, and Ajahn Brahm very briefly (one sentence) refers to kasina meditation. I went and.
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Usually we kasinna clay which use to make Bricks. And how is one not negligent of discernment? As a example there is no need of make Awakasa Kasina. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. And thereby many disciples of mine abide having reached the perfection and consummation of direct knowledge.
There are 10 Kasina meditations. It is because there is no one size fits all meditation, some practitioners are more inclined and naturally adept at certain types than others. There are lots of ,editation of meditation. Some good subjects would be: Observe the counterpart image once it is visible sometimes you will need the eyes shut, sometimes you don’t. Eventually the mind becomes fully absorbed into the image, which you can then use to develop insight.
Select a comfortable posture and the Do Mindful Meditation page has a look at the four styles to help you select one, although sitting, standing or reclining are the best types. I’ve searched through the web and also Wikipedia regarding Kasina meditation and could not find detailed information. This is able to turn one substance into another, to extend a product the Visuddhimagga tells the story of a husband and wife who fed a huge crowd out of a cup of pancake batter by extending it and finally solidification – the ability to turn liquids into solids such as walking on water.
During the meditation the meditater use self created Solid object. Gurusinghe 2 8. Mindfulness of the mind and body and how they interact with other factors. Out of the 40 meditation subjects the Buddha taught and encouraged, Kasina meditations take up 10 of them.
They are categorized due to the object that meditater concentrate in meditation. The large range of 40 gives a more user-specific option.
These are the six properties: Here’s some basic instructions and suggestions to make your own: Those color Kasinas are suitable for people who have angry.
You can use any word that appeals or feels relevant, but Medotation only has limited words for things like light, the colours, water etc. In one of the best source books of the subject, known as the Visuddhi Magga, it gives examples how a person knows for themselves if its the right type for them.
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People who have been good at hidden kasia puzzles or other optical puzzles have a head start as they are already familiar with persistent focus. Those Kasinas are prescribed due to the characteristic of the student. Who is online Users browsing this forum: Help answer questions Learn more.
It is sometimes 3 or 4 days or more of almost nothing but meditation practice such as breath meditationloving kindness etc before the mind lets go of its hindrances and can be turned towards developing these. How does one concentrate on the object? Sign up using Email and Password. Many kasina meditation skeptical persons say kasina is not here in the suttas.
This concentrates on air.
I don’t know suttas enough. Use a dinner plate as a template to cut out a round disc.
It might not happen immediately or quickly, so giving fair time is important to find out and to develop what does arise. If you need a shorter version please refer here. Cause and effect Karma 5. Eventually an image will arise from it, it might appear floating in front of kassina disc, or be the reverse image of it.
Its recommended you protect the image as something most kzsina and to observe it silently with word-less awareness. You can also paint a spot on the wall, but a card is simple to obtain and easier to keep tidy. Say anything green or blue for those Kasina meditations?