A Study of the Meditation in Buddhism and Islam: Ideas and Practises

Zarina Muhammad
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This paper is an attempt to survey in summary fashion the idea of what meditation is, its purposes, it kinds and how it works in Buddhist tradition. The paper would also be looking briefly at the tafakkur and dhikr concept in the Islamic tradition in order to show that both tradition have their own spiritual method of concentration as the way to attain the higher spiritual life.

Keywords: Meditation, Buddhism and Islam
Stream: Religion, Spirituality
Presentation Type: Virtual Presentation in English
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Zarina Muhammad

Lecturer, Department of Government and Civilization Studies
Faculty of Human Ecology, University Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM

Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Ref: H06P0545