Visualization and the Imagination

Most people would agree that meditation is a practice. It is something we do. However, it is in this doing that viewpoints diverge. What do we do? Do we do anything?

Gaston Bachelard, the twentieth-century French philosopher, writes, “between concept and image, there is no possibility of synthesis. Nor indeed of filiation. Especially not that sort of filiation, always spoken of but never experienced.” His…