10th Global Conference on Buddhism – Toronto, Canada
Pre-conference session by Ajahn Brahm – Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond – June 16, 2017
In this talk Ajahn Brahm discussed the step by step approach to the blissful deep meditative experiences, known as the Jhānas. This included the basic methods of meditation, hindrances to meditation, the qualities of right mindfulness,the Jhānas and the nature of deep insight.
“There’s no jhana for one with no discernment, no discernment for one with no jhana. But one with both jhana & discernment: he’s on the verge of unbinding” – Buddha (Dhammapada-372)
The book: Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond
-Unravelling the path to deep meditative
experiences, the Jhānas*