Definition of insight meditation in English:

insight meditation

Syllabification: in·sight med·i·ta·tion

noun

A form of Buddhist mediation that employs concentration sharply focused on bodily sensations and mental events, practiced with the intention of gaining insight into reality.
More example sentences
  • Vipassana, or insight meditation, is the practice of continued close attention to sensation, through which one ultimately sees the true nature of existence.
  • In vipassana, or insight meditation, the practitioner consciously explores the body and mind.
  • It is impossible to practise insight meditation without having reached at least the level of calm of the first jhana.

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