Stages of Meditation and Experiences

Mind to No-Mind

  • Mind and its Chatter.
  • Involved in the Chatter.
  • Chatter and Focus.
  • Slowing the Chatter.
  • Gap between thoughts.
  • Silience

Conscious – Witnessing – Awareness

  • Consciousness = Sense of Presence = The Beingness = the I Am.
  • Witnessing is a relationship between subject and object.
  • Witnessing is a state, and consciousness is a means towards witnessing..
  • The Pure Awareness is the Absolute, without which there can be no Consciousness.

Yoga Sutras 1.17-1.18

  • Savitarka /Gross.
  • Savichara /Subtle.
  • Sananda /Bliss.
  • Sasmita /I-ness.
  • Asamprajnata /Objectless.

PATHAJALI

  • Asana.
  • Pranayama.
  • Pratyahara.
  • Dharana.
  • Dhyana.
  • Samadhi.

BUDDHA

  • Ana-Pana-Sati.
  • Ana-Pana-Sati.
  • Vipasana.
  • Vipasana.
  • Nirvana.
  • Nirvana.

Ana-Pana-Sati / Vipassana

  • Anapanasati.
  • Kayanupassana.
  • Vdeananupassana.
  • Chittanupassana.
  • Dhammanupassana.
  • Vipassan.
  • Nirvana.

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