Buddhist Meditation in Theory and Practice: A General Exposition According to the Pali Canon of the Theravada School

Buddhist Meditation in Theory and Practice: A General Exposition According to the Pali Canon of the Theravada School
Author: Paravahera Vajiranana Mahathera
Language English
Pages: 496
ISBN10: 9679920410
Genre: Religion
Goodreads Rating: 4.00
ISBN13: 9789679920413
Published: October 1st 1987 by Wisdom Publications (MA)

This book is a result of an inquiry into the theory and practice, the benefits and attainments, and the final goal of the Buddhist system of the meditation as it is found in Pali canon of the Theravada school. Its author has been brought together almost all the important textual sources of the Buddhist scriptures that have come down to us, arranged them systematically under appropriate headings such as Samadhi and Jhana the (states of consciousness), Kammatthana ( the subjects of meditation), Moral Purity and about all the other meditations. This valuable book has also been provided a connecting text which correlates, explains and annotates them