The Sivananda Companion to Meditation: How to Master the Mind and Achieve Transcendence by the Sivananda Yoga Center


As the anonymous authors of this splendid new guide note, “Meditation is at the core of the practice of yoga… its main tool and its ultimate destination.” The book’s 12 chapters (divided evenly into introductory and more advanced material) provide an authoritative yet accessible, nicely ecumenical invitation to explore the “silence [that] is the music of your soul,” as Swami Vishnu-devananda (founder of the Sivananda Centers) put it.