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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Who is online Users browsing this forum: Patawi Kasina That method is the method that has translated as Earth Kasina. 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.

Mecitation observing the new image and noting the characteristic.

Eventually the mind becomes fully absorbed into the image, which you can then use to develop insight. The application and benefit of letting go and; 7.

Those Kasinas are prescribed due to the characteristic of the student. The Four Noble Truths 2. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. And how is one not negligent of discernment?

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This is not my self. The large range of 40 gives a more user-specific option.

Sign meditattion using Email and Password. The cultivation of calm or tranquility and the development of concentration. 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.


We found the teaching of the Buddha. 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.

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The four great existents and the form derived from them. Other Kasinas are suitable for anyone. As a example there is no mediation of make Awakasa Kasina. It is sometimes 3 or 4 days or more medutation 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.

Help answer questions Learn more. Did you look in the Visuddhimagga? You shouldn’t practice these with this aim as you are missing the real goal and can cause far more obstacles towards developing meditxtion. Eventually an image will arise from it, it might appear floating in front of the disc, or be the reverse image of it. These are the six properties: Mditation 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.

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Those color Kasinas are suitable for people who have angry. Anapanasathi is not included into Kasina Meditation.

Meditation uses this as a means to an end – the way to develop insight and mental development. When the image arises, avoid kaeina to other people, or using words mentally as that’s the easiest way to make the image go away.


Observe the characteristic of your disc, such as repeating mentally “water, water” or “space, space” etc. It depends how well you focused on the original to how well it stays. Email Required, but never shown.

Repeating its characteristic kaisna focus solely on the subject rather than getting distracted with kazina. I can feel wetness on my tongue, Meitation quite warm on my left side where there is heater, earth in the solidness of my seat, etc. Develop it, enrich it, make it your total focus of attention which does require gentle but consistent and persistent concentration.

Post as a guest Name. It might move, or it might be still. The mind also needs to be developed and calmed. 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.

Kasinq you select meditation method, it is better to meet a teacher. Problematically for many is that the image most often appears when we aren’t paying it too much attention, such as when in day to day life we’re gazing into space a shadow image just happens.

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Find yourself a quiet place with minimal disturbances if where you are is no longer suitable.