Jhanas Bliss?

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beautiful breath
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Jhanas Bliss?

Postby beautiful breath » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:56 am

Hi,

Is the Bliss described in some texts the same as the bliss in the Theravadin Jhanas

Thanks...

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Re: Jhanas Bliss?

Postby kirtu » Sun Mar 24, 2013 10:29 am



"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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Re: Jhanas Bliss?

Postby beautiful breath » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:49 am

How is it beyond Meditative bliss....what the difference?

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Re: Jhanas Bliss?

Postby Grigoris » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:59 am

Because Great Bliss does not arise as a consequence of meditation or specific actions, it is just a natural state.
"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
The Supreme Source - The Kunjed Gyalpo
The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen Semde


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