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dhyāna

Damien Keown

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780198605607
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191726538
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(Skt., trance, absorption; Pāli, jhāna).

A state of deep meditative absorption characterized by lucid awareness and achieved by focusing the

Reference Entry.  138 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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