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The Resource Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen

Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen

Label
Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw
Title
Practicing the jhānas
Title remainder
traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A description of the traditional Theravadan meditation practice by two accomplished students of Burma master Pa Auk Sayadaw offers detailed insight into the practice's techniques and potential results. Original
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333638
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957-
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Snyder, Stephen
Dewey number
294.3/4435
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
BQ5612
LC item number
.S62 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Rasmussen, Tina
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True
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Śamatha (Buddhism)
Target audience
adult
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traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw
Label
Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
764665
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 147 pages
Isbn
9781590307335
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009017722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590307335
  • (OCoLC)316835885
Label
Practicing the jhānas : traditional concentration meditation as presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
764665
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 147 pages
Isbn
9781590307335
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009017722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590307335
  • (OCoLC)316835885

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