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What role does meditation serve in Eastern Pantheism?

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Why is meditation an important part of Eastern Pantheist traditions? What role does it serve?

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There are a number of roles served by meditation. First and foremost meditation is used as a way to connect to the ultimate reality. There are more mundane reasons as well. Meditation can lower ones heart rate and help to alleviate stress. It also relaxes muscles and clears the mind. Meditation can also serve to focus ones attention on a specific object in order ...

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This is a short discussion regarding the role and purpose of meditation in Eastern Pantheism. Over 250 words of original text.