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dhyana (jyäˑ·n),

n meditation, one of the eight limbs or paths of Patanjalis yoga, aimed at self-realization and self-knowledge. When the mind is no longer distracted from the object of concentration, then dhyana is realized as distinct from dharana. See also yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, and samadhi.
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