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chazbc

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Kammatthana
« on: December 08, 2020, 05:28:28 AM »
Lacking a teacher, which of the forty kammatthana should I do? Or should I just do them all? I am curious to know of what benefit would come from meditating on a color as in the Kasinas?

Nicky

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Re: Kammatthana
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2020, 11:24:06 AM »
I have never known of anyone that practised kasina meditation.

stillpointdancer

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Re: Kammatthana
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2020, 11:43:07 AM »
As objects of focus during meditation it doesn't really matter what you do or what order you do them in. On the other hand if you want to bring a structure then something like the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra's guide to this kind of thing is useful.
“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” Franz Kafka