Dr. V. Swaminathan gave a lecture on meditation, which helps to achieve steadiness or one-pointedness of the mind. He discussed the principles of meditation that help one to be just oneself, and led a brief practice session of meditation. He has graciously provided the slides (Shanti-Lecture-Oct-1-2011) used during his lecture. Dr. Swaminathan has been a student of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati for nearly 20 years and has been conducting Swamiji’s Bhagavad Gita Home Study classes at his home for 14 years. He is an active member of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam.