Samatha Kamatthana: 1 definition
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Journey to Nibbana: Patthana Dhama
There are different nimittas arise while practising samatha kamatthana.
- parikamma nimitta or initial image,
- uggaha nimitta or mental image, and
- patibhaga nimitta or counter image.
These are all pannatta and these are all objects that is the object of mind and they all are dhammarammana. Pannatta are dhammarammana.
Also see samatha kammatthana bhavana
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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