Why is Meditation Important?
Meditation appears to be a
useless act. It doesn't produce anything tangible, or help anyone in
any visible way. To understand its importance we must understand the
nature and role of the mind. The mind is our instrument for
It is like the mirror in a
reflector telescope. If that mirror is tarnished or if its surface
is uneven, we cannot perceive things correctly. If that mirror is
clear and even then we can perceive things as they are, which is to
see the Divine presence in all.
Meditation is important
because it purifies the mind to allow us to perceive the Truth. Once
we know the Truth we can act in harmony with it. The very knowledge
of Truth is the greatest of all powers. Hence meditation is the
greatest action that we can become involved in. It can gain all the
worlds and all time.