Insight meditation



noun

a type of Buddhist meditation that aims to develop insight into the nature of phenomena through focused attention; also called vipassana
Examples

Insight meditation is a training in the simple and direct awareness of our mind/body process.

See vipassana
Word Origin

Sanskrit vipashyana, Tibetan lhak tong or thong

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