It is helpful to the spiritual growth process for one to remain aware of the essential fact that, as spiritual beings expressing through mind and body, the Self we are is ever outside the constraints of time and circumstances even while . . .
Meditation is not to be practiced to evoke emotionally satisfying moods, escape into interludes of daydreaming, induce alternate but still illusional mental states, or to endeavor to acquire exceptional powers for self-serving or misguided purpose
Extravagant claims to the contrary, meditation is not to be thought of as an instant remedy for the everyday challenges which often attend ordinary self-conscious life, nor will a few weeks or months of practice result in fully unfolded spiritual