The ancient practice of meditation has brought peace and clarity to people from every time, culture, and place. Its benefits—a sense of calm, greater knowledge of self, better health—are as appealing to the modern world as they were to the ancient. In this beginner's guide, Patrick Harbula relates the history of meditation and the different types of practice, while explaining everything you need to know in order to experience deep meditation. Here too are ways to support your routine, including affirmation, prayer, visualization, and mindfulness.
Author: Rev. Patrick J. Harbula.