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In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyondself-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas – a core part of the Buddha’s original meditati Meditation: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Aug 19, Wt rated it really liked it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. See all 84 reviews. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Some people do vipassana first, they see the dhamma, and that seeing gives them the purity and focus of mind to develop the jhanas successfully. This book has changed my life and it could yours as well. For those who are interested in easy to understand instructions about meditation, this is the book.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator’s Handbook by Ajahn Brahm

For example, the story of Susima in the Samyutta Nikaya S II, recounts the declaration of final liberation by a number of bhikkus in the presence of the Buddha at Rajagaha. Get to Know Us. An excellent road map to the the development of jhanawhich, as the title suggests, is beyond bliss. Sep 23, Shane Vontelin Van Breda rated ajaun it was amazing.


Apr 19, Kathy Ridges rated it it was amazing. When the Buddha has repeatedly taught people not to rely on faith and belief, but to rely on one’s own discrimination, experience and insight?

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This book is a masterpiece of Buddhist meditation guidelines. This is the teaching of the Buddhas. Jul 14, Bexen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Some books hold that this is no longer possible maybe one in a million, if that, can truly attain these mindfulnesss absorptions, they say ; other books skirt the issue altogether; while Ajahn Brahm courageously holds that: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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During his wanderings and work over the last 30 years as a Buddhist monk, Ajahn Brahm has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories. Jun 20, Peter S. A monk for over thirty years, Ajahn Brahm is a revered ajhn guide and the abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia-one of the largest monasteries in the southern hemisphere.

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I am very disappointed about this book. Dec 04, Brandon rated it really liked it Shelves: The author, a monk, had bdahm lot of insight and great stories that Blias have not read in any book on the topic as of yet.


Don’t you agree, that ANY bbrahm of these fruits are supremely rewarding to get, coming as it does with the iron-clad guarantee of final liberation? In the greatest tradition of our beloved roshis and bhikkhus, it is also compelling and commanding. From a less academic standpoint, this book is a great introduction to the path mindfulnes out in Buddhaghosa’s Visuddhimagga–which can be, to say the l This book is a trip.

Inspiring Stories for Welcoming Life’s Difficulties. Most of these talks have previously only been available in limited, private editions and the publication of Food for the Hearttherefore, represents a momentous occasion: To do no evil; To cultivate good; To purify one’s mind: If you practice his meditation teachings, you will quickly find yourself having blissful and unusual experiences–experiences that were absent or hard to come by when I practiced the meditation techniques given by other Buddhist teachers in the West.

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Some people have to develop jhana and then do vipassana, then they see the dhamma. Ayya Khema Narrated by: Explanations and understandings by Ajahn Brahm is always an enjoyable experience. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Meditation is the way of letting go.