A phenomenology of meditation-induced light experiences: traditional buddhist and neurobiological perspectives

@inproceedings{Lindahl2013APO,
  title={A phenomenology of meditation-induced light experiences: traditional buddhist and neurobiological perspectives},
  author={Jared R. Lindahl and Christopher T. Kaplan and Evan M. Winget and Willoughby B Britton},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2013}
}
The scientific study of Buddhist meditation has proceeded without much attention to Buddhist literature that details the range of psychological and physiological changes thought to occur during meditation. This paper presents reports of various meditation-induced light experiences derived from American Buddhist practitioners. The reports of light experiences are classified into two main types: discrete lightforms and patterned or diffuse lights. Similar phenomena are well documented in… CONTINUE READING
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