The Theory and Practice of Meditation
- Edited by Rudolph M. Ballentine
"This book reflects the thoughts of some of the best-versed scholars and professional persons writing on yoga, Eastern thought, and meditation in the West today. The contributors to this volume are unique not only for their knowledge but also for their efforts to integrate the principles they have learned and taught into their own lives and work. Their writings have a freshness and simplicity that can come only from those who base their words on first-hand experience. Together, the essays in this volume provide a well-rounded examination and explication of the nature and the process of meditation. This book is designed to provide the reader with a solid grounding in this vital art and science. It will be useful to both the beginning student and also those experienced students who want a deeper understanding of the practice of meditation."