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Dhyana is pronounced "Jan." H.P. Blavatsky writes: "Dhyana, Dan, Janna, Dzan, Djan, (Japanese, Zen, hence the Book of Dzyan), in modern Chinese and Tibetan phonetics Ch'an, is the general term for the esoteric schools and their literature. In the old books Janna is defined as `reforming oneself by meditation and knowledge,' a second inner birth."

-- Notebooks Category 15: The Orient > Chapter 3: China, Japan, Tibet > # 170

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