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The Science of Meditation 

The Science of Meditation 
Item Code: IDD350
Author: Rohit Mehta 
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 1997
ISBN: 8120802977
Pages: 206
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.5" x 5.5"
weight of the book: 427 gms

About the Book

Coming in the wake of his earlier books. Yoga-The Art of Integration and The Nameless Experience which dwelt on the philosophy and psychology of Meditation, this work treats the subject from a purely practical standpoint. The theme of Meditation is discussed in terms of the three main constituents, namely, the Brain, the Habit mechanism and the Mind. The revitalization, the modification and the transformation of the triad respectively would usher in the wholeness of spiritual life. In passing, the book discusses the way of spontaneous awakening of Kundalini, the biological energy the human body contains, which no longer, the author avers, requires any Hatha Yoga practice or the guidance of an expert.

It is sincerely hoped that a practical treatment of the subject of meditation will help man to lead a healthy and creative life amidst his baffling psychological life.

About the Author

Rohit Mehta was born in 1908 and was educated at Bombay, Surat and Ahmedabad. He was jailed five times by the British Government for anti-Government activities. Mehta was founder of the Congress Socialist group in 1934, which later on became the Socialism, he was deeply dissatisfied with the philosophy of socialism. This led him to become an active worker in the Theosophical Society. He became an International Secretary of the Society when Dr. G.S. Arundale was the President. He became also the General Secretary of the Society for India, and functioned as such for 16 years.

Mehta has also been a member of the U.P. Universities Commission. He has traveled widely in almost all parts of the world as a lecturer speaking on Religion, Philosophy, Yoga, Psychology, Education, etc.


1. The Tyranny of the Opposites
2. The Uncovered Interval
3. The Triple Transformation
4. The Rickety Bridge
5. Awareness without Attention
6. The Release of Energy
7. The Festive Occasion
8. The Negative and the Positive
9. Order and Space
10. Near and Yet Far
11. Thinking without a Thought
12. The Road Bifurcates
13. The Detailed Blue-print
14. The Over-flow of Nature
15. The Watcher, but not the Watchman
16. The Mysterious Event
Selected Bibliography

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