Leigh Brasington on the Jhanas

Here Leigh Brasington, a prominent Jhana teacher, briefly describes what a jhana is and the characteristics of the first three jhanas.  

 
 
 
 
 
 

Mastering the Jhanas: Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen

Stephen Snyder and Tina Rasmussen explain their understanding of Jhana meditation.  These two are officially "certified" in the lineage of Pa Auk Sayadaw, a famous Burmese teacher.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shane Wilson on Jhana Meditation

This is an extended lecture from Shane Wilson, a teacher at the Arizona International Buddhist Meditation Center.  

 
 
 
 
 
 

Concentration as One Path of Meditation: Richard Shankman

Here Richard Shankman discusses Jhana.  He teaches several forms of Buddhist meditation and has a book that discuses insight and concentration practice called The Art and Skill of Buddhist Meditation.