First, meditation is something you practice, not read about. Reading about meditation is as useful as watching pro sports.

Why meditate in the first place? There are a lot of good sites on line. Live and Dare has a good article on the benefits of meditation at

I might well mention the items from Wildmind  and other sources like there’s and interesting list of types of meditation at

Finally, to get started on meditation, try 20/20 Meditate for peace by Michelle Zarrin Introduction at

You might want to look at my related posts, Here’s what I’ve tried or Meditation 101also.