The title, "From Medication to Meditation," exactly
pinpoints the current movement towards combining the Western
science of the outer--conventional medical science--with the
Eastern science of the inner, meditation.
Rather than the usual "turf battles" that plague this
field, here we have a truly rounded view which supports the
intelligent use of the most appropriate modality for every
It includes fascinating insights into the current
emergence of new diseases, including AIDS, the limitations
of Western psychology and "therapy" in general; and chapters on euthansia, living and dying, the mind as a
disease-creating mechanism, over-eating, pain, massage, the
role of the healer...in fact every topical health issue is
And how to be healthy.
As a physician, I can only say that if everybody read --
and understood -- this book, the cost of sickness to us all,
in dollars and pain, would be dramatically reduced.