What is meditation Practices? Before answer this, we must learn what is meditation? Simply meditation means giving attention of your action or moments including your body and mind through internal understanding. You sit or stay in one position or take only action and give full attention to that action you doing or you are aware of your moments. It can be short period of time or 24/7.
Buddhist meditation is the practice of meditation in Buddhism. In general Buddhist meditation means any technique that you apply which Budhha introduce or develop by the Buddha or his followers about making mental training resulting a piece or calm of their mind.
There are few important technique of Buddhist meditation practices such as
Vipassana Meditation/and/or samatta
Satipatthana (establishment of mindfulness)
Anapanasati (mindfulness of breathing)
Jhana and insight
Thai Forest tradition and many more.
These meditation techniques are supposed to develop equanimity and mindfulness concentrations on once life. These process helps to develop a inner strength and protect once mind from diluting with lots of nonsenses around. Helps to became healthy mind and slowly helps to develop to understand own nature of true being. These Techniques are used to practice in many Buddhist Sangha and schools or monastery or gumbos around the Nepalese Himalaya and Indian territories including Srilanka, Maldives, Vietnam and today worldwide.