Recommendations for LED for Kasina Practice

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Brato Ganibe, modified 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 8:06 AM
Created 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 8:06 AM

Recommendations for LED for Kasina Practice

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Does anyone have a recommendation for a good LED light to use for kasina practice?

I have been using a 10-inch beeswax candle placed on a 12-inch holder, placed about 3-4 feet in front of me. I've tried a few different LEDs (iPhone light, LED tea candle, etc), but I haven't found anything that I like as well as the candle. 

Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Andromeda, modified 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 8:25 AM
Created 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 8:25 AM

RE: Recommendations for LED for Kasina Practice

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I used these little keychain LED lights and was happy with them. I mostly just used them when reclining or walking--a quick flash on was all it took to get an afterimage because they're quite bright. Otherwise, a taper beeswax candle was my preference.
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Brato Ganibe, modified 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 10:44 AM
Created 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 10:44 AM

RE: Recommendations for LED for Kasina Practice

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Thanks! I'll give them a try. I love the candle flame and the interesting things that show up with it, but I need something to use on a retreat that doesn't have the potential of burning the entire place to the ground!

Thanks again!
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Andromeda, modified 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 12:08 PM
Created 3 Years ago at 12/17/18 12:08 PM

RE: Recommendations for LED for Kasina Practice

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Yeah, burning down the building would definitely be a bummer. Have a great retreat!

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