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The subject of meditation seems suddenly inescapable. Selena Gomez posted a picture of herselfin the lotus pose after ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber’s stripper scandal; Giselle sent out a shot of herselfmeditating next to her baby, Vivian; Naomi Judd told Katie Couricmeditation helped her beat Hepatitis C.

It’s hard to know what’s real and what’s just PR, but here are nine surprising people — or groups of people –- who, based on my reporting and research, are actually pretty serious about meditation.