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Noun
/ˌmedəˈtāSHən/,
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meditations, plural;
  1. The action or practice of meditating
    • - a life of meditation
  2. A written or spoken discourse expressing considered thoughts on a subject
    • - his later letters are intense meditations on man's exploitation of his fellows

  1. continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
  2. (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)
  3. (meditate) chew over: reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
  4. (meditate) study: think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
  5. (meditative) brooding: deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";
  6. Meditation is a holistic discipline during which time the practitioner trains his or her mind in order to realize some benefit.
  7. The health applications and clinical studies of meditation are products of the field of interest within the medical community to study the physiological effects of meditation. Lazar, S.W.; Bush, G.; Gollub, R. L.; Fricchione, G. L.; Khalsa, G.; Benson, H. ...
  8. Meditation is the fifth studio album produced by Bobby Miller.
  9. Meditation, also published as Passage Meditation, is a 1978 book by Eknath Easwaran. It describes a meditation program developed by Eknath from the 1960s, first taught systematically by him at the University of California, Berkeley.Tim Flinders & Carol Flinders (1989). ''''. ...
  10. Buddhist meditation strictly refers to the teaching of the historical Buddha, but is used more generally to describe any practice associated with the modern religion of Buddhism. ...
  11. "Meditation" ("Meditação" in Portuguese) is a song composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Newton Mendonça and English lyrics by Norman Gimbel.
  12. A devotional exercise of, or leading to contemplation; A contemplative discourse, often on a religious or philosophical subject
  13. (meditational) Of, or pertaining to, meditation; Used as a means for meditation
  14. (meditate) To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study; To sit or lie down and come to a deep rest while still remaining conscious
  15. (The Meditations) are collages that resulted from my response to the dyed papers that are used as the base of the artworks, and include bits of papers from my extensive collection of patterned papers from around the world. ...
  16. (meditate (v)) An act performed by New Agers in order to seem enlightened; however many newageoholics produce the same effect just by saying they meditate rather than actually doing it. Also: meditation (n)
  17. (meditate) (mEHduhtayt) verb    thinking deeply and quietly; contemplating
  18. (meditate) Spend time thinking about a religious subject.
  19. (meditate) To think deeply and continuously. In yoga, meditation describes a quiet, alert, powerfully concentrated state wherein new knowledge and insights are awakened from within as awareness focuses one-pointedly on an object or specific line of thought. ...
  20. (meditate) think deeply, reflect, contemplate, focus on, ponder, consider (in mind), exercise (mind), intend, plan, deep thought, singular concentration
  21. (Meditating) When a Sim has 3 or more logic skill points, they will have the ability to meditate. Every moment your Sim meditates, builds up their meditation skill which helps Sims float in the air more quickly.
  22. (meditative) thoughtful; reflective
  23. The state of consciousness characterized by mental stillness and inner calm coupled with an intense awareness. The goal is to free the mind from the stream of thoughts that usually inhabit it and the attainment of supreme spiritual peace.
  24. 1. The internal discipline whereby the individual’s consciousness is gradually abstracted from the senses, emotions and intellect and re-identified with the Soul. 2. The creative activity of the Spiritual Soul.
  25. A general term that includes many specific techniques and practices designed to concentrate and focus the mind.  See “contemplation (bhavana),” “dhyana,” “samadhi,” “shamatha,” “vipasyana,” and “visualization.” See DHARMA.