Knowing the Facts about Meditation
by John Ankerberg
Meditation is one of the most popular of all modern religious practices. It claims to work by profoundly "stilling" or otherwise dramatically influencing the mind. Through this process the meditator is allegedly able to perceive "true" reality, his own "true" divine nature, and finally achieve spiritual enlightenment. Promoters claim it also has numerous health benefits. Are these statements true?