Asian Meditation and Health

Yosuke Sakairi*, Genji Sugamura, Masao Suzuki

*Corresponding author for this work

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    This chapter explores the theory and methods of achieving well-being, focusing on meditation as a behavioralphysical- psychological training system. It includes a discussion of the training system of zen, yoga training, types of meditation methods, simple techniques for meditation, systems for practicing meditation, conditioning in meditation, mindfulness in meditation, and the effects of the meditation method.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology
    PublisherOxford University Press
    ISBN (Print)9780199940400, 9780195342819
    Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sept 18


    • Meditation
    • Mindfulness
    • Well-being
    • Yoga training
    • Zen

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Psychology(all)


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