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Why do people meditate?

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Answered 2009-01-07 04:51:51

People meditate to relax their minds and reduce stress and anxiety. People meditate for a variety of reasons. Buddhists meditate to gain greater insight into themselves and the world around them, to practice being more present in the moment, and to learn to focus the mind, as well as to reduce stress and anxiety.

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