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While meditation is traditionally considered a component of ... allowed into secular institutions within Western society, such as hospitals and schools. ... allowing for secular, spiritual but non-religious participation.

www.quora.com/Does-meditation-have-anything-to-do-with-god-and-religion

Meditation - first steps - The Aetherius Society; Meditation in a more advanced sense is inextricably linked to religion/spirituality. It is about naturally inducing a ...

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May 13, 2014 ... Meditation is practiced in Norway as well as in India. With or without a religious purpose. And with a wealth of different techniques. Meditation ...

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to the “temporal-profane” world, in contrast to the “religious-spiritual-sacred .... set up the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in the US.

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Jun 6, 2015 ... Religious devotees worry about the yoga-ization of meditation in the U.S. ... “ Once you remove them from the spiritual context, then goals default to ... Martin and others see meditation as perhaps a secular society's way of ...

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confirmed and experienced in spiritual meditation which provided meaning to life and .... meaning construction in one domain of religion or spirituality. ...... is experienced differently than in western societies where sadness is more often.

www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2013/03/religion-spirituality

Mar 22, 2013 ... Five questions for psychology of religion and spirituality expert Kenneth I. .... and explore a number of exciting new topics — meditation, forgiveness, ... of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.

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This article explores the theme of spirituality vs religion — the similarities and ... give, to find shelter from the suffering of life, and a respectable position in society. ... Indeed, the whole meditation and mindfulness movement in the past couple of  ...

www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1300/J377v26n02_03

The authors begin by comparing and contrasting religion and spirituality. ... have influenced and encouraged the migration of meditation into Western society.