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 Post subject: Jhanas Bliss?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:56 am 
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Hi,

Is the Bliss described in some texts the same as the bliss in the Theravadin Jhanas

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 Post subject: Re: Jhanas Bliss?
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beautiful breath wrote:
Is the Bliss described in some texts the same as the bliss in the Theravadin Jhanas


There are different bliss's - but generally speaking no because jhana bliss is meditative bliss and the bliss referred to (usually) in Vajrayana (Great Bliss) is beyond meditative bliss.

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 Post subject: Re: Jhanas Bliss?
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How is it beyond Meditative bliss....what the difference?


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 Post subject: Re: Jhanas Bliss?
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Because Great Bliss does not arise as a consequence of meditation or specific actions, it is just a natural state.

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