John Richards jhr at ELIDOR.DEMON.CO.UK
Sun Nov 16 07:34:03 UTC 1997

>dhyAna-nigraha. Does anybody of the members came
>across early (or later) buddhist scriptures that
>use the term dhyAna (Pali jhAna) as "thought"
>rather than as "meditation

There are certainly cases of the verbal form jhaayati being used in the
(bad) sense of "brooding" - see, for example, S1.57, Dh 155 and Sn 818

John H Richards
jhr at elidor.demon.co.uk

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