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Why is meditation a central practice in Buddhism? Why might a non-Buddhist choose to take up the practice of meditation?

What is the importance of compassion and wisdom in the Buddhist religion? Give one example of a compassionate act based in wisdom.

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  why meditation is a central practice of Buddism

Buddhists pursue meditation as part of the path towards enlightement  and nirvana.The closest words for meditation in the classical languages of Buddhism are bhavana and dyana . Buddhist meditation techniques have become increasingly popular in the wider world, with many non-Buddhists taking them up for a Buddhist meditation encompasses a variety of meditation techniques that aim to develop mindfulness, concentration , tranquility and insight Given the large number and diversity of traditional Buddhist meditation practices .

meditation methods for the purpose of developing samādhi and prjana with the goal of ultimately attaining enlightenment.

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IMPORTANCE OF WISDOM AND COMPASSION IN BUDDHIST T he greatest wisdom is knowing that in real all phenomena is incomplete , impermanent , and not in itself.The feeling creates a state of great security, happiness, joy and harmony which is called Narvan.This level is not too common among the Buddhists but when it comes to real life the n it doesn't make sense to call it a wisdom. True wisdom is to see directly and understand and to be open minded rather than closed minded.The Buddhist view requires courage believing,Patience,courage patience flexibility and intelligence Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. Buddhist meditation practices are techniques that encourage and develop concentration, clarity, emotional positivity, and a calm seeing of the true nature of things. By engaging with a particular meditation practice you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being. With regular work and patience these nourishing, focused states of mind can deepen into profoundly peaceful and energized states of mind. Such experiences can have a trans-formative effect and can lead to a new understanding of life. Thank you for the opportunity
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Where is the answer to the second part of the first question about non-Buddhist?

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Comparing Buddhist and non-Buddhist brings out the reasons why they don't meditate is because Bu ddhists don't pray ,however being non Buddhist mean that u don't belong to a certain community or group of individuals who follow the same  parth  taught by Buddhas,Members of Buddhism are joined by refuge in Bddha(teaching) and the Sanga (comminity disciples)

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 WHY A NON BUDDHIST MAY CHOOSE TO PRACTICE BUDDHISM

Buddhism encompasses general virtues applicable to both Non-Buddhists and Buddhist because meditation has Three  purposes ,

Training the mind

Freeing the mind and knowing the mind.

Buddhism is a non-theistic  religion  it can be equally be called philosophy there is no  god to believe in

Meditation can be practiced by non Buddhist because it doesn't create conflict between other religions  because the don't try to occupy spirituals spots in a person.

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