Meditation meaning

mĕdĭ-tāshən
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The practice of quieting the mind by focusing one's attention on one's regular breathing, on a mantra, etc., for the purpose of deepening one's spiritual awareness, reducing stress, etc.
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Oral or written material, as a sermon, based on meditation.
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The definition of meditation is the state of sitting quietly clear of thoughts.

An example of meditation is someone sitting quietly and focusing only on their breath.

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The act or process of meditating.
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A contemplative discourse, usually on a religious or philosophical subject.
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Act of meditating; deep, continued thought.
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Solemn reflection on sacred matters as a devotional act.
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A devotional exercise of or leading to contemplation.
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Origin of meditation

  • From Latin meditatio, from meditatus, the past participle of meditārÄ« (“to meditate, to think over, consider"), itself from Proto-Indo-European *med- (“to measure, limit, consider, advise").

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