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Unformatted text preview: mantra, dhyana, jnana, raja (8 stages) Zazen- “seated meditation” (Zen Buddhism); breathing Nembutsu-meditation or chanting “Amidha Buddhism” (Pure Land) Daimoku- chanting Lotus Sutra name (Nichiren)-practice of ahimsa (not hurting living beings)-occurrence of dhyana (when mind is focused on the object of concentration-samadhi (superior state of consciousness - idea of ahimsa is prevalent in both religions- direct pointing to the mind- seeing one’s nature and becoming Buddha- A special transmission outside the scriptures- attentiveness called mindfulness (breathing)- repetition achieved by deep meditation)...
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- Fall '10
- Buddhism, Pure Land Buddhism, Pure Land, Daimoku, breathing Nembutsu- meditation