Interesting point in https://pca.st/episode/d8f0ab10-ba87-0133-2e57-6dc413d6d41d
The academic who is interviewed suggests that something like a mindfulness retreat may be a traumatic experience in a way Buddhist meditation is less likely to be, because there's a lore in Buddhism that this is a divine path laid down by a benevolent force. That very expectation helps fill what you make room for.
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