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Meditation is suggested as a key practice in spiritual development for many paths, and yet is an often overlooked technique. Despite becoming more accepted within society, for many people the word ‘Meditation’ still conjures images of sitting cross legged amidst trails of incense smoke, wearing flowers in ones hair and chanting Om blissfully. Certainly this is one image of meditation, but it is not the only one. Meditation is a broad and varied practice, involving concentrated focus upon a sound, object, visualization, the breath, movement, or attention itself, in order to increase awareness of the present moment, reduce stress, promote relaxation, and enhance personal and spiritual growth. Meditation is concentration, contemplation, reflection, focus and mindfulness.