Active Meditation: The Western Tradition
Now in its sixth printing, Active Meditation is rapidly becoming acclaimed as the most thorough and insightful explanation of meditation in print. Yet it is not just the most complete book ever written on meditation. More importantly, it is a masterful statement of the emerging Western tradition of personal and spiritual growth.
Authors Robert R. Leichtman, M.D. and Carl Japikse emphasize the practical nature of meditation. To them, the subjects of meditation and personal growth are inseparable. They decry the passiveness which has crept into so many systems of meditation, presenting instead a strong case that meditation is most effective when it is active. Indeed, the active practice of meditation is the Western tradition.
In the book, the authors describe:
Throughout, the constant goal of the authors is to strip away the vagueness and obscurity often associated with meditation. In many ways, Active Meditation is the most encyclopedic book ever written about meditation.
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The Western Approach
The Role Of Meditation
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