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The Birthplace of Meditation

Do you love yoga and meditation? Wouldn’t you like to visit the place that started it all? The Sydney Morning Journal says you can visit some of the world’s largest monasteries in the south of Taiwan and visit with monks that meditate for up to 17 hours a day. It’s a surreal experience that only those truly in touch with their inner spirits may enjoy.

Posted: 1/25/08