This is a research project led by Professor Halvor Eifring at the University of Oslo.
After a conference at Tsing Hua University in Taiwan in 2009 and another conference at Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle in Norway in 2010, the following books have been published:
Several other books are in the pipeline.
Halvor Eifring (ed.)
Large waves of global interest in meditation over the last half century have all focused on techniques stemming from Hinduism, Buddhism and Daoism. This collection of essays explores selected topics from the historical traditions underlying such practices.