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Two short descriptions of how to start sitting practice:





Sitting with the intention of Creating A Satisfied Mind (Generally a preparation for Jhana, or The Burnings):




The Practice of the Burnings:
(This might look very lean, but it is in fact pretty much everything the Buddha says about sitting and attaining the Jhanas. Most of the rest of what we get is made up by commentators. I am of the school that what the Buddha taught was well-taught: that in the case of the Burnings, less is more):




For the experience of other realms, super-normal powers, and the purely mental realms:




And for the end-game:



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