The Art of Absorption



The 10 Tricks in the Art of Jhna Concentration:

1: Making the basis pure: Means a clean body, a clean room and a clean morality.  
2: Balanced abilities: Energy on same level as concentration. Faith as understanding. 
3: Skill in the sign: A moment of absorption is remembered exactly for recollection.
4: One exerts the mind on all occasions by advantageously pushing and prodding it forth.
5: One controls the mind on all occasions, by advantageously holding it checked and back.
6: One encourages mind on occasions by advantageously inciting and cheering the mind.
7: One observes mind with calm on-looking equanimity when things proceed appropriately.
8: One avoids all distracted, agitated, frantic, unconcentrated, and stressed up persons.
9: One cultivates company with well-focused, all determined and concentrated persons.
10: One is resolutely single-minded upon that absorption level of jhāna  concentration!
Visuddhimagga I 128. 

More on this penetrating and thrilling absorption Concentration (Samādhi):
Samma-Samadhi, The_Concentration_Ability, What is Right Concentration?
High_and_Alert, Feeding Concentration, Concentration_Samadhi,
Details of the Jhana Absorptions, Requisites for Jhana Absorption


The Art of Absorption

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