The Purpose & Practice of Meditation – Swami Dayatmananda
THE PURPOSE & PRACTICE OF MEDITATION
A Day Retreat WithSwami DayatmanandaAt HELIANTHOS YOGA UNIONAthens, January 14, 1996* * *asato-ma sad gamayatamaso-ma jyotir gamayamrityor-ma amritam gamayaOM Shantih Shantih ShantihLord, lead us from the unreal to the real.Lead us from ignorance to illumination.Lead us from death to immortality.OM. Peace, Peace, Peace be unto all* * *Friends,I am very glad to be with you all today and I heartily wel-come you to this one-day programme of meditational retreat.It is very kind of Mrs. Nota to arrange such a beautifulplace where we can all meet. My special thanks also to myfriend John Manetta, and other devotees like Anna, Kathyand other devotees. So, we shall try to discuss today, aboutthe purpose and the practice of meditation.
I am sure, that the subject of meditation is not absolutely