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How does Kabat-Zinn define meditation? In what ways are medicine and meditation similar? Ideas are presented.

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If you want a good article about Kabat-Zinn's thoughts on meditation, check out the following link:
http://www.newagejournal.com/jkzmed.shtml. It's a very good article and easy to follow.

Essentially, Kabat-Zinn believes that meditation is best thought of as a way of being, rather than a technique or a collection of techniques. Or as he says, meditation is a way of knowing or a way of loving. There are techniques associated with it, of course, but ...

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Meditation and medicine are compared.