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There are very few issues on which "Christians" would come to (near) unanimous agreement about, but there is a high probability that you've found one here: Could the OCD behaviours of an atheist be (legitimately) considered as prayer? 99.9% of Christians would say No. cf. Matthew 6:5-15 for what actually does constitute Christian prayer.
I think the Biblical model of meditation is not to do with emptying your mind, but on filling your mind with the good things of God. There are plenty examples in Psalms: Ps 119: 15 I meditate on your precepts ... Ps 119: 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Ps 77: 12 I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty ...
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