Samma Samadhi, Right Concentration, Right Abstraction, Sammā-samādhi: 3 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary
Right abstraction, the eighth of the Eightfold Path; meditation, focusing the mind without distraction, preparing the mind to attain wisdom.Source: Shambala Publications: General
Right Concentration also develops from meditation. The mind becomes more focused and less distracted. Even if we hear or see or think of something, the mind does not become distracted but is still able to maintain a state of concentration.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+5): Eightfold Path, Samyaksamadhi, Sammasamadhi, Aryashtangamarga, Dhammapada Sutta, No Strife Samadhi, Mahacattarisaka Sutta, Chandasamadhi, Samadhi, Samadhiskandha, Dussila Sutta, Upacara Bhavana, Dhammapada, Magga, Paribbajaka Sutta, Bhanna, Samyagdrishti, Sukha, Bodhi Pakkhiya Dhamma, Annabhara.
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Cetasikas (by Nina van Gorkom)
Chapter 6 - Concentration < [Part I - The Universals]
Chapter 23 - Different Groups Of Defilements Part III < [Part III - Akusala Cetasikas]
Chapter 8 - Applied Thinking And Sustained Thinking < [Part II - The Particulars (pakinnaka)]
Vipassana Meditation (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 7 - Realization Of The Noble Truths < [Chapter 1 - Happiness Through Right Understanding]
The Four Noble Truths (by Ajahn Sumedho)
Introduction < [Chapter 4 - The Fourth Noble Truth]
Part 6 - Rationality And Emotion < [Chapter 4 - The Fourth Noble Truth]
Part 4 - Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration < [Chapter 4 - The Fourth Noble Truth]
Vipassana Meditation Course (by Chanmyay Sayadaw)
Part 2 - The Noble Eight-fold Path < [Chapter 4 - Excercises In Mindfulness]
Part 3 - The Five Mental Factors < [Chapter 4 - Excercises In Mindfulness]
Mental Development in Daily Life (by Nina van Gorkom)
Introduction to Dhammasangani (by U Ko Lay)