The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we will experience true happiness; but if our mind is not peaceful, we will find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best conditions. If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness. Eventually, we will be able to stay happy all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances.Do click through and read the rest of it. It's very short.
Monday, December 20, 2010
I just came across a little article entitled "Why Learn to Meditate?" on a website called "How to Meditate". Here's how it gets started: