kkrotu wrote: Does anyone now of any contemporary teacher that speaks/teaches of such techniques of meditation?
I'm sure Jungian meditation teachers are out there if you look for them.
If you're interested in the jhanas, take a look at the book The Path of Purification (original title: Visuddhimagga). You may also wish to ask around at the DhammaWheel board: http://www.dhammawheel.com
Great River Tendai Sangha: a Tendai Buddhist community in Alexandria, Virginia, USA (near Washington, DC):