"Meditation is a continuous flow of perception or thought like the flow of water in a river."
An integral part of all forms of yoga, meditation is an important key to achieving peace of mind in our increasingly chaotic lives, with regular practice enhancing mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. The Sivananda Companion to Meditation outlines a simple step-by-step guide to the practice of meditation and shows you how to make it a part of your everyday routine. You will learn about the beneficial effects of meditation, including how this powerful art will help you to
Reduce stress and experience greater clarity of mind
Treat health problems, ranging from depression and anxiety to insomnia and chronic pain
Develop your powers of concentration and positive thinking
Lead a more balanced life in tune with the fivefold path as taught by the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center
The Sivananda Companion to Meditation is geared to beginners as well as those already experienced in the art of meditation. Regardless of your level, this book will help you to attain a state of profound clarity and serenity that will change your life.