Who invented the meditation? China – Early forms of meditation are referenced as far back as the 3rd and 6th century BC and linked to the Daoist, Laozi, an ancient Chinese philosopher, and his writings.
What religion does meditation come from? Meditation is used, and viewed, differently among the major religions. Its roots date back to Hinduism, and meditation is in integral part of the Buddhist religion. But it has been practiced, in one form or another, in virtually every religion in recorded history.
Who is the father of meditation? He was ‘the father of meditation’ in the West – Paramahansa Yogananda travelled from India to America in 1920 and established an alternative spirituality that would take the West by storm.
Is meditation mentioned in the Bible? The Bible mentions meditate or meditation 23 times, 19 times in the Book of Psalms alone. When the Bible mentions meditation, it often mentions obedience in the next breath.