Meditation refers to a family of self-regulation practices that focus on training attention and awareness to bring mental processes under greater voluntary control and thereby foster general mental development and/or specific capacities such as calm, clarity and concentration.
Meditation is an english word translated from latin and can be traced back to prehistoric times older civilization where repetitive, rhythmic chants offered to appease the gods. References to meditation with Rishabha in Jainism go back to the prehistoric age with the Acaranga Sutra dating back to 500 BC. The earliest written records of meditation date to 1500 BC in Hindu Vedantism. Around 500 - 600 BC Taoists in China and Buddhists in India then began to develop meditative practices.
Everybody can try to calm their mind by meditation, but the point is when they meditate and chant, whether amtuofu or maranatha, they ought to say something they understand or believe.
Updated On: 12.01.22