Letters: Aug. 25, 2003

The Science of Meditation

Thank you for the cover story on meditation [HEALTH, Aug. 4]. As a 28-year-old practitioner of both yoga and meditation, I was reassured to learn that other Americans have incorporated traditional Eastern philosophical methods into their lives as a way of coping with everyday rigors. The rat race needs to slow down for a soul-cleansing pit stop. MOLLY WRIGHT Chicago

We hear so much about violence and war that it was refreshing to be reminded that people have the power to bring themselves peace. Perhaps, years from now, our children will be able to control their anger,...

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