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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Some prefer a blue disc over a red one, some prefer the study of light over the study of fire. Common history tells the story of a man who spent 40 days in the desert and developed the earth kasina and some monks spend many months on the subject.

Here in this answer I am going to give some resources I found in the web and not going to copy and past anything here as the process is quite lengthy and detailed. When you select meditation method, it is better to meet a teacher. Eventually an image will arise kasjna it, it might appear floating in front of the disc, or be the reverse image of it.

Gurusinghe 2 8. 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.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Did you look in the Kaaina There are lots of types of meditation. More success stories All success stories Hide success stories. Other Kasinas are suitable for anyone. Email Required, but never shown.

It is best to select one of them that feels good to you, or one that you know had been apparent to you at some time or another, even if it seemed coincidental.

They are categorized due to the object that meditater concentrate in meditation. Develop it, enrich it, make it your total focus of attention which does require gentle but consistent and persistent concentration. The application and benefit of letting go and; 7.

Thejo Kasina Here meditater concentrates on heat. And thereby many disciples of mine abide having reached the perfection and consummation of direct knowledge.

To create this article, 11 people, some anonymous, worked to meditatipn and improve it over time. SH Steve Hansen Sep 11, Its recommended you protect the image as something most precious and to observe it silently with word-less awareness.

Can the meditation object be anything? The mind being more calmed is less likely to distort what you are seeing and the deeper focus means it is easier to investigate things more deeply and quickly.

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We know that this universe is the samsara. Cookies make wikiHow better. An example was someone gazing at a display of flowers noticed that a certain colour stood out vastly more apparent than the others, even when they closed their eyes. This concentrates on air. If it fades away, go back and focus on the original again until the symbol appears again.


Eventually the mind becomes fully absorbed into the image, which you can then use to develop insight. The Reflection on the Material Elements And further, monks, a monk reflects on this very body, however it be placed or disposed, by way of the material elements: Aloka Kasina This is the light Kasina. Cause and effect Karma 5.

Firstly, make your kasina disc.

Some images you can enlarge, some won’t – it depends on the type and the person. Thank you for the answer. The Four Noble Truths 2.

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There are 10 Kasina meditations. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of meitationprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I can feel wetness on my tongue, I’m quite warm on my left side where there is heater, earth in the solidness of my seat, etc. It might move, or it might be still.