Author: Swami Satyananda SaraswatiPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 371ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185787115
Meditations from the Tantras is a clear and comprehensive book on meditation for beginners. The general aim is to show the possibilities open to the practitioners of meditation, the preparation that is necessary, as well as practical methods to attain meditative experiences. Featuring fundamental pratyahara (sensory withdrawal) practices such as Antar Mouna and introductions to other meditation techniques such as Yoga Nidra, ajapa japa, trataka, the kriyas and the different forms of mantra practice, this book provides an essential foundation for all advanced meditation practices.Included are class transcripts of the practices as originally taught by Swami Satyananda Saraswati.
FOREWORDPREFACEINTRODUCTIONThe Theory of MeditationPreparation for MeditationPractices for MeditationAppendicesGlossaryFurther ReadingIndex of PracticesGeneral Index