vipassana

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vipassana (vē·päsˑ·sä·n),

n a meditation practice that focuses on mindfulness.
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Joseph Cheah contributes to the study of this sub-field through his analysis of the American vipassana movement and Burmese American Buddhist adaptations.
The next chapter, "Buddhist Modernism and the American Vipassana Movement," focuses on the encounters between Burmese Buddhist meditation teachers and American vipassana practitioners-where they converged and diverged in the practice and dissemination of this practice.