Re: [Pali] Nimitta in jhana
- Dear Nina,
NvG> Just a remark about ruupasa~n~nii : does this not refer to ruupajhaana,
NvG> whereas aruupasa~n~nii refers to aruupajhaana?
Thank you for this remark.
Earlier I replied to this:
> The kasinas allow to attain only form jhanas, and in the cited suttaIn fact my arguments were faulty. First eight kasinas allow to attain
> DN 33, MN 77 there is a clear reference to aruupasa~n~nii with colour
> kasinas. Moreover, after this stage and the stage of 'subha' proper
> aruupa jhanas are described. Thus 'aruupasa~n~nii' here should mean
> something else.
It seems that eight vimokkhas are classified by object:
1. Form jhana on kasinas;
2. Formless jhana on kasinas;
3. Brahma viharas;
8. Cessation of apperception and feeling.