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Offline jsimon329

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« on: August 25, 2017, 04:55:27 pm »
Has anyone heard of the first stage of meditation in which you have a vision of a lotus flower. I think the stages go like to see, to hear, to think, and then to travel. PLEASE SOMEONE HELP ME
I am preety sure it is in the Pali canon somewhere. If someone knows please tell

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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 08:03:09 am »
It might have been a nimitta - a mental image which appears during meditation. However, I'm not a meditation teacher.

Its always a good idea to join a Buddhist meditation class - or if there aren't any in your area, maybe try reading "Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond" by Ajahn Brahm.

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