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meditation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmeditationmed‧i‧ta‧tion /ˌmedɪˈteɪʃən/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]MARR the practice of emptying your mind of thoughts and feelings, in order to relax completely or for religious reasons 🔊 Yoga involves breathing exercises, stretching, and meditation. transcendental meditation2 [countable usually plural, uncountable]THINK ABOUT the act of thinking deeply and seriously about something 🔊 She found him sitting alone, deep in meditation. 🔊 Rob interrupted his father’s meditations.3 [countable usually plural]THINK something/HAVE A THOUGHT serious thoughts about a particular subjectmeditation on 🔊 meditations on death and loss
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meditationThere are more prayers and meditations.Yoga involves breathing exercises, stretching and meditation.Priests perform daily meditations at the temple.For meditation, yoga or for a philosophical discussion, try a blend of frankincense, myrrh and cedarwood.His meditation became a poem, his thinking became a song.According to the legend, Bodhidharma fell asleep in the course of an extremely long meditation.In prayerful meditation you concentrate on communication on a spiritual level.a peaceful place for reading and quiet meditationSo here I am extolling the worth of twenty minutes' silent meditation as a means of renewing and refreshing your channels.A Louisiana statute authorizing a brief period of silent meditation was also challenged by students.Like Zen meditation, sensory awareness is not a teaching but a practice...
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