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How to overcome fear of annihilation in meditation and why is it not included in list of hindrances to meditation?

In a way, fear of annihilation is part of the five hindrances, for example: attachment to/desire for the continuation of sensory perception (i.e. to the physical body) resentment/bitterness toward ...
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How to overcome fear of annihilation in meditation and why is it not included in list of hindrances to meditation?

The Visuddhimagga or the Path of Purification by Ven. Buddhaghosa is useful for this purpose. Please see "Path of Purification (Visuddhimagga)", translated from Pali by Ven. Ñāṇamoli. It's a ...
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Sutta references for hindrances and jhana related statements

The five hindrances are overcome only by the attainment of jhana (at least the first jhana) This statement is found in Tipitaka normally. All previous context in DN SubhaSutta is for preparing to ...
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Sutta references for hindrances and jhana related statements

Which sutta(s) support the following? The five hindrances are overcome only by the attainment of jhana (at least the first jhana) The five hindrances obsess and enslave the mind habitually, even ...
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How to overcome fear of annihilation in meditation and why is it not included in list of hindrances to meditation?

"As the mind knows that total emptiness will be the end of 'mind' or 'ego' I think the fear springs from that idea." Then simply let go of such ideas and ways of thinking about being or not-...
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