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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Nyan 3 Any thought or mental note like green green? The Reflection on the Material Elements And further, monks, a monk reflects on this very body, however it be placed or disposed, meditatioh way of the material elements: In reference to what was it said? Not Helpful 0 Helpful 1. When the image arises, avoid speaking to other people, or using words mentally as that’s the easiest way to make the image go away.

Observe the counterpart image once it is visible sometimes you will need the eyes shut, sometimes you don’t. Sign up using Facebook. When you select meditation method, it is better to meet a teacher.

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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. Did this article help you?

These are known simply as earth, water, fire, wind, blue, yellow, red, white, space and light. He suggests one should regard absorption as merely a product of the mind, a conditioned and volitionally produced experience. Don’t use electric bulbs,LEDs and other powerful light sources.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Keep observing the new image and noting the characteristic. The four great existents and the form derived from them.


This concentrates on air. And thereby many disciples of mine abide having reached the perfection and consummation of direct knowledge. How does one concentrate on the object? The Buddhist analogies explain that the ones who attained absorption in incredible speeds practiced kasina types. Nimitta the sign should be develop by Anapanasati meditation.

This is not what I am. Out of the 40 meditation subjects the Buddha taught and encouraged, Kasina meditations take up 10 of them. Meditation method cannot be anything.

Find yourself a meditatjon place with minimal disturbances if where you are is no longer suitable. Repeating its characteristic helps focus solely on the subject rather than getting distracted with thoughts.

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It is better jasina make your object by yourself before meditation when needed. We know that this universe is the samsara. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. There are lots of types of meditation. Post as a guest Name. Usually we use clay which use to make Bricks. Patawi Kasina That method is the method that has translated as Earth Kasina.

Meditation is like medicine. Aapo Kasina Use water as the liquid.

Its recommended you protect the image as something most kasima and to observe it silently with word-less awareness. Best option is Sangha. Thejo Kasina Here meditater concentrates on heat.

Kasina meditations taught by the Buddha or no? – Dhamma Wheel

I have been using this ‘method’ for a few weeks now to some good effect Some prefer a blue disc over a red one, some prefer the study of light over the study of fire.

Thanks SankhaKulathantille I did find what I’m looking for. Mindfulness of the mind and body and how they interact with other factors. You kaasina use a chair and many work better with the use of one, however the height is important, as is how far away the Kasina is.


Different types of meditation suite different people so try to find one that suits you the best. Earth Kasina for example is said to develop Modification, Extension and Solidification. Kasjna is the focus on an object keditation you reach absorption and both mental and kasnia deep relaxation. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. 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.

All practitioners will vary subtly and in the same way they need to choose the right one for themselves if a meditatioh instructor cannot recommend one for them. This is relative, but choose a chair that is fairly low and will not strain the neck and the kasina should be close enough to be able to focus firmly on it, so neither too close nor too far.

mefitation The application and benefit of letting go and; 7. 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.

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. Some images you can enlarge, some won’t – it depends on mecitation type and the person. I’ve searched through the web and also Wikipedia regarding Kasina meditation and could not find detailed information.

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