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, Samma 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 Samma Samadhi. There are two kinds of Samma Samadhi and also a micca samadhi:

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

5. Two types of suffering discussed in:

6. Suppressing and eliminating the pancanivarana in stages:

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

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