You could learn about Kasina meditation from “Visuddhimagga (Path the create “Earth Kasina”(object) and describe how to do the meditation. Helo. some peoples say Kasina meditations are right to attain jhanas. some other peoples are skeptical and they say it is the right way: Nimitta. I have been reading “Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond”, and Ajahn Brahm very briefly (one sentence) refers to kasina meditation. I went and.

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Application effects of the four Brahma Viharas, also known as goodwillcompassionappreciative joy and equanimity.

You could learn about Kasina meditation from ” Visuddhimagga Path of purificaiton “. Neditation Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Many kasina meditation skeptical persons say kasina kasian not here in the suttas.

Kasina meditations taught by the Buddha or no? – Dhamma Wheel

During the meditation the meditater use self created Solid object. Who is online Users browsing this forum: It is because there is no one size fits all kasiina, some practitioners are more inclined and naturally adept at certain types than others. The mind being more calmed is less likely to distort what you are seeing and the deeper focus means it is easier to investigate things more deeply and quickly.


Gaze gently at the disc and relax into it, as strong, rigid focus can create strain which can be a hindrance. People who have been good at hidden picture puzzles or other optical puzzles have a head start as they are already familiar with persistent focus.

Earth Kasina for example is said to develop Modification, Extension and Solidification. The Four Noble Truths 2. Nyan 3 It depends how well you focused on the original to how well it stays. Can the meditation object be anything? Problematically for many is that the image most often appears when we aren’t paying it too much attention, such as when in day to day life we’re gazing into space a shadow image just happens.

It is better to make your object by yourself before meditation when needed. You can also paint a spot on the wall, but a card is simple to obtain and easier to keep tidy. We found the teaching of the Buddha. It is better to visit a craft store as the range of each colour from darkness to light as well as blended colour tone may seem more preferable to you than another similar tone of the same colour.

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Be grateful for it The four great existents and the form derived from them. To create this article, 11 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Observe the characteristic of your disc, such as repeating mentally “water, water” or “space, space” etc. This is able to turn one substance into another, to extend a product the Visuddhimagga tells the story of a husband and wife who fed a huge crowd out of a cup of pancake batter by extending it and finally solidification – the ability to turn liquids into solids such as walking on water.


Start examining a subject you wish to study deeply. How does one concentrate on the object?

Anapanasathi is not included into Kasina Meditation. Sign up using Email and Password. Some images you can enlarge, some won’t – it depends on the type and the person. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Some good subjects would be: Some prefer a blue disc over a red one, some prefer the study of light over the study of fire. Actually the two are really very similar.

Different types of meditation suite different people so try to find one that suits you the best.

More success stories All success stories Hide success stories. If you need a shorter version please refer here. As it is all relative to each person there is no distinctly right or wrong, there is simply ones that will be effective and meeitation that won’t. Cause and effect Karma 5.