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jhāna

[jah-nuh] /ˈdʒɑ nə/
noun, Buddhism.
1.
any of four elevated states of mind possible as a result of meditation.
Origin
< Pali
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  • Samadhi is used to suppress the five hindrances in order to enter into jhana.

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