DEVARAKONDA VENKATA NARAYANA SARMA
narayana at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Sun Nov 16 22:11:24 UTC 1997
At 07:34 AM 11/16/97 -0000, you wrote:
>>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
We use the word `paradhyAna' to indicate thinking of something else than
the one that is present before the eyes. Distraction.
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