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dhyana

noun

the seventh of the eight stages of yoga according to the Yoga Sutra, the practice of meditation and concentration to attain enlightenment

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Sanskrit 'meditation'

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  • In fact, Zen Shu or "dhyana sect" teaches the short method of making truth apparent by one's own thought, apart from the writings.

    The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis

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