Meditative absorption in a single sensation or mental notion.
meditation, trance, ecstasy, absorption, a state of serene contemplation attained by meditation .
mental absorption. See Parajika 4.
A Pali word not to be confused with jnana or wisdom. It refers to a state of meditative absorption that can be attained through the development of calm. Traditionally, four such states are mentioned: desirelessness, non-thought, equanimity, and neither pain nor pleasure.
absorption which can be attained when one develops calm.
Meditative absorption in a single notion or sensation.
Meditative absorptions. Tranquility meditation.
Absorption in a single object or preoccupation. Rupa-jhana refers to absorption in a physical sensation; arupa-jhana, to absorption in a mental notion or state.
Mental absorption. A state of strong concentration focused on a single sensation or mental notion.
Meditative absorptions. Tranquillity meditation.