Buddhist meditation is now called mindfulness, sometimes awareness, and is applied in many places. However, the characteristics and problems of meditation are not well understood. In addition, there are some points which we should be careful when actually practicing, but we are not very conscious of them.
Also, empirically, we think there are still unclear points about what is happening in our bodies and brains as a result of that meditation. From such perspective, this project has been undertaken by researchers from the fields of Buddhist studies, Psychology, and Neuroscience.
This symposium is an interim report, but it was planned to convey it in an easy-to-understand manner. We look forward to the participation of everyone.