History of Meditation

Origin of Meditation

Origin of Meditation The origin of the practice of meditation is seen mainly in religious contexts throughout history. It can be traced back to prehistoric 5000 BC. The earliest writings to be discovered were concerning meditation (Dhyana) originating from the Vedas of Hindu traditions around 1500 BCE. Nearing 6 to 5 century BCE, was the period of the first development of other forms of meditation in Taoist China and Buddhist India. Early Buddhism The word Dhyana, as influenced by the Vedas in early Buddhism, means “contemplation and meditation” in all three religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, but the technical

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Introduction to Healing with Meditation

Meditation

Prehistoric Roots Meditation has been practiced since as early as 1500 BC. If you are curious about the origins and evolution of meditation and how it relates to modern techniques and teachings, the source material is voluminous. Each method of meditation has its own ancestry. Each form or technique has developed over 4500 years of cultural and religious influence. For people like myself who had heard of meditation and yoga but never learned much, or, technically for beginners, “Meditation” is a catch-all term encompassing forms of self-discipline techniques designed to gain insight into love through self-knowledge and the human

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