Lotus posture – padmasana – lotus pose – 雙跏趺坐

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Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters

Shamatha – Calm Abiding

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  • Discerning meditation
  • Equipoise, meditative
  • Fixating meditation
  • Formal meditation
  • Glance meditation
  • Labored meditation
  • Meditation deity
  • Meditation trainer
  • No further meditation
  • Path of meditation
  • Post-meditation
  • Post-meditation period
  • Settling meditation
  • Stabilizing meditation
  • View of reality, way of meditating, and way of behaving

Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters

Dhyana – Dhyāna 禪那

Dhyana – Dhyāna 禪那

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  • Discerning meditation
  • Equipoise, meditative
  • Fixating meditation
  • Formal meditation
  • Glance meditation
  • Labored meditation
  • Meditation deity
  • Meditation trainer
  • No further meditation
  • Path of meditation
  • Post-meditation
  • Post-meditation period
  • Settling meditation
  • Stabilizing meditation
  • View of reality, way of meditating, and way of behaving

Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters

Samadhi 三昧 / 三摩地 / 定

Samadhi 三昧 / 三摩地 / 定

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Meditation, Mindfulness, Four Applications of Mindfulness, Dhyana, Samadhi, Shamatha – Calm Abiding, Vipashyana, Dzogchen, Mahamudra

  • Discerning meditation
  • Equipoise, meditative
  • Fixating meditation
  • Formal meditation
  • Glance meditation
  • Labored meditation
  • Meditation deity
  • Meditation trainer
  • No further meditation
  • Path of meditation
  • Post-meditation
  • Post-meditation period
  • Settling meditation
  • Stabilizing meditation
  • View of reality, way of meditating, and way of behaving

Buddhism Glossary, Three Refuges: 1. Buddhas, 2. Dharma: SutrasShastrasVinayaTantras, Buddhist Bibliography, 3. Sangha: BodhisattvasHistoric Buddhist MastersModern Buddhist Masters

Mindfulness – 念

Mindfulness – 念

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Meditation

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Meditation – 坐禪

Meditation – 坐禪

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Mindfulness, Chan School

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Tamas

See Ignorance, Obscurations, Kapha imbalance

TAMAS. “One of the three gunas of Prakruti or Nature; its characteristics are darkness, inertia, and ignorance; it is responsible for sleep, drowsiness, dullness, unconsciousness.” Fair Use Source: B00735H9FY

Sattva

See also Bodhisattva, Living being

SATTVA. “One of the three gunas of Prakruti, sattva denotes light, clarity, purity of perception; it is the essence of pure awareness.” Fair Use Source: B00735H9FY

Rajas

See Vata imbalance, desire.

RAJAS. “One of the three universal qualities (triguna) of Prakruti, Cosmic Creativity. Rajas is active, mobile, dynamic.” Fair Use Source: B00735H9FY