Getting to Samadhi

October 7, 2016

1. In the post “Noble Eightfold Path – Role of Sobhana Cetasika“, it was discussed how 7 of the 8 factors in the Noble Eightfold Path are related to some of the sobhana cetasika or moral mental factors.

2. In the following desana, we discuss how the cultivation of those 7 factors lead to the 8th factor in the Noble Path, Sammā Samadhi, or at least the mundane version of it first (volume control will appear on right when you start playing):

Getting to Samadhi

Links mentioned in the desana:

3. Before one can comprehend the Tilakkhana (anicca, dukkha, anatta), one needs to get to mundane Sammā Samadhi. There are two kinds of Sammā Samadhi and also a micchā samadhi:

4. The role of the brain in changing one’s gati:

5. Two types of suffering discussed in:

6. Suppressing and eliminating the pancanivarana in stages:

Next in the series, “Micchā Diṭṭhi – Connection to Hethu Phala (Cause and Effect)“, …

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