Meditation

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Swami Vivekananda
Hsuan Hua
Baduanjin qigong
St Francis
Epictetus
Sufis
Various depections o meditation. The Hindu Swami Vivekananda, the Buddhist monk Hsuan Hua, Taoist Baduanjin Qigong, the Christian St Francis, the Stoic sage Epictetus an Muslim Sufis in Dhikr.

Meditation is a practice whaur an individual uises a technique – sic as myndfuness, or focusin the mynd on a pairteecular object, thocht or acteevity – tae train attention an awaurness, an achieve a mentally clear an emotionally caum an stable state.[1]:228–29[2]:180[3]:415[4]:107[5][6] Scholarts hae foond meditation difficult tae define, as practices vary baith atween tradeetions an within them.

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