267. Meditation

See also 59. BUDDHISM ; 285. MYSTICISM

a form of religious meditation practiced by Eastern mystics who stare fixedly at their own navels to induce a mystical trance. Also called omphalism .
a survey of or meditation upon death.
the abbreviation for transcendental meditation, a form of contemplation in which the mind, released by the repetition of a mantra, becomes calm and creative.

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