insight meditation

Main Entry:  insight meditation
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of Buddhist meditation that aims to develop insight into the nature of phenomena through focused attention; also called vipassana
Example:  Insight meditation is a training in the simple and direct awareness of our mind/body process.
Etymology:  Sanskrit vipashyana, Tibetan lhak tong or thong
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Main Entry:  insight meditation
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See vipassana
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