Author: Suma SudhindraPublisher: Sri Ramakrishna MathYear: 1999Language: EnglishPages: 110ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171207574
A timely guide that takes us by the hand, shows us the highways and byways in the realm of meditation, and helps us to overcome the impediments on the path.Meditation which was mainly confined to hermitages and mountain caves in former times has now become quite fashionable and even a status symbol in many lands the world over. This is good as far as it goes, but it does not go far enough. True meditation is something much more profound. It gives a U-turn to one's personality. The mind that is seeking knowledge and pleasure through the senses from the outer world is made to dive deep inward to discover the Self, which is the one unfailing source of existence-knowledge-bliss. Meditation, therefore, is a great adventure in the spiritual field. Swami's associate John Philips has translated into lucid English his talks on the practice of meditation originally given in French. Here is a clarion call to each of us to meditate and feel the difference.