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Contemplation, 2 Definition(s)

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Abstract contemplation. There are four levels through which the mind frees itself from all subjects and objective hindrances and reaches a state of absolute indifference and annihilation of thought, perception, and will. See also Meditation.
Added: 27.Sep.2008 | Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary
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s. anupassanā.

Added: 06.Jun.2010 | Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
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