Seven Factors of Awakening–Two Forms of Concentration

Topics Include: 1) Understanding the difference between concentration and mindfulness. 2) Review of the eight mundane and supra mundane jhanic states. 3) Understanding ekagatta or one pointedness of mind. 4) Learning how to train our monkey mind. 5) Two types of concentration: fixed object concentration and momentary concentration. 6) Understanding the practice in terms of our ordinary experience and gradual deepening levels of concentration: neighborhood and momentary concentration. 7) Understanding the relationship of momentary concentration in the path to chana or as an opening to vipassana insights or mindfulness. 8) Having the courage to look at ourselves as we really are.
Honolulu, Hawaii
February 16, 2019
53 minutes

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