by Carl Japikse and Robert Leichtman, M.D. A comprehensive view of the tradition, purpose, potential, and techniques of meditation, as well as the emerging Western tradition of spiritual growth. It is a book that challenges, inspires, enlightens, and informs. The authors emphasize the practical nature of meditation as a tool for enlightening the mind, controlling the emotions, and exploring spirit. Active Meditation should be the core of any serious effort to grow spiritually.