Dhyāna

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represents « dhyāna» in the  Yogasūtra of Patañjali, the seventh limb (anga) of Aṣṭāṅga Yoga, the deep meditation, the mind is no longer sensitive to external nor internal disturbances.
‘is a Sanskrit term. In Yogasutra Patanjali, ‘dhyana’ is the seventh limb of Ashtanga Yoga. According to its etymology, this term means a state of deep meditation or total self-perception. It is often translated as ‘absorption’ into the self. There are many meditation techniques that help beginners to discover and access the inner life, for example Vipassana meditation, Zazen medidation, Osho Active Meditations, tantric meditation, Buddhist meditation, the yogic meditations, etc. But ultimately, meditation is not a technique, it is an understanding, an awareness of what we really are. Meditating means ‘being witness’ , observing one’s thoughts, emotions and feelings. It is a process of ‘de-identification’ with the outer personality, with the ego and also a process of “deconditioning” of the mind. Meditation helps us simply to get out of the world of thoughts and emotions that are swirling in our mind and body and entering the state of silence.

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