Entering the jhanas is not easy—the harder you try, the more difficult it becomes. But you can make yourself ready for them to open up to you.
About Leigh Brasington
Leigh Brasington studied with the late Ayya Khema, who authorized him to teach retreats on the jhanas; he was also empowered to teach by Jack Kornfield. His forthcoming book is Right Concentration: A Practical Guide to the Jhanas (Shambhala, October 2015).