Yoga home practice sequence on He attained a state of jhana (Skt. dhyana) that was characterized by detachment, rapture and bliss. In later Buddhist schemes of meditational states this one is the first of the rupa jhanas (meditations in the realm of form).11 Siddhatta is said to have been delicately nurtured, to have worn fine clothes and to have had three palaces, one for each season. In one version,12 he is presented as reflecting on the nature of old age, sickness and death. In another,13 we are told that he was a householder at this time. Such stories may well have been constructed to quell people s doubts about the wisdom of renouncing the world: The Buddha had everything and found it wanting, so why bother wasting time trying to get worldly success because when you do you too will find it wanting. Yoga home practice sequence 2016.
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