The Practice of Meditation
This book is a lucid English translation of learned talks given by Swami Ritajananda in French on the wide scope of meditation. A senior monk of the Ramakrishna Order, he was head of the Centre Vedantique Ramakrishna in Gretz, France, for a few decades. His associate, John Philips, has done the translation.The book goes far beyond the popular and superficial meaning of meditation as it passes off in the modern world. On the contrary, it is a step-by-step exploration of, among other things, what it is, its value, its objective, techniques, practices and how to overcome the variety of impediments on the path.This book will be useful to people of all religions who are seeking the ultimate goal of liberation through meditation.