Meditation Resources: Books, CDs, Apps

There are many, many books, CDs and even iPhone and iPad apps devoted to instructions on meditation practice. We’ve selected a few that are classics and very helpful especially for those who wish to learn how to meditate.

1. Books
a. Meditation (Booklet) by Sri Swami Satchidananda

b. Meditacion (Spanish booklet) by Sri Swami Satchidananda

c. Concentration & Meditation by Sri Swami Sivananda

d. Sivananda Companion To Meditation by Sivananda Yoga Center

2. CDs

a. Guided Meditation with Sri Swami Satchidananda
Led by Sri Swami Satchidananda, this CD can enhance any meditator’s practice. Instruction in five techniques—gazing, observing the breath, listening to the breath, use of a mantra and self inquiry—all of which can lead to a meditative state. Concludes with a short, guided meditation, during which any of the techniques given may be practiced.

a. Dynamic Stillness: Meditation Guidance CD by Nischala Joy Devi

b. Guided Mindfulness Meditation CD  by John Kabat-Zinn

c. Soul Of Healing Meditations CD by Deepak Chopra

3. Downloadable apps
DeepakChopraMobile.com features heart meditations and other meditations with Deepak Chopra.

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