Samatha Meditation

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What is samatha meditation also known as?
Tranquility Meditation
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What does samatha meditation cultivate?
Mindfulness
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How many types of mindfulness does samatha meditation cultivate?
4
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What are these?
Mind, body, mental states, feelings and perceptions.
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How is this linked to the eightfold path?
Because meditation is a vital aspect of the path
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What are the three aspects of mediation in the eightfold path?
Right concentration, right mindfulness and right effort.
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What can be used within samatha meditation?
Breathing
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Why is breathing used?
As a focus point to calm the mind.
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What objects can be used to help concentration?
Candles, pictures, buddha statues and flower.
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What can be reached through samatha meditation?
4 Jhana's
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What are they?
1. concentration 2. rapture 3. rarefied joy 4. calm consciousness
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