I came across this article by Ajahn Brahm which was written on the Lion's Roar website about 3 years ago. In it he talks about jhana and also discusses the well-known Bahiya Sutta... and I wondered if anyone had any thoughts about what he had to say.

https://www.lionsroar.com/degrees-of-seeing/

Link to sutta:

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipi...1.10.irel.html

alternative translation:

https://suttacentral.net/ud1.10/en/s...e&script=latin