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Jhāna, dhyāna

John Bowker

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780192800947
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727221
Jhāna, dhyāna

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(Pāli, Skt., ‘meditation’, ‘absorption’; Chin., chʾan; Jap., zen).

In traditional Buddhism, the scheme of meditational practice which leads

Reference Entry.  294 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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