The Purpose of Meditation
The purpose of meditation is to know yourself and realize what true happiness is.
When we’re very happy, it’s very difficult to meditate. When we’re very miserable, it’s also very difficult to meditate. That’s why we always try to strike a balance in between, so we don’t feel such extremes that we forget that the real happiness is inside.
It doesn’t matter how much we love someone, or how much someone loves us. One day or another, he or she will disappoint us. Then it hurts.
Sometimes children make trouble for their parents because they misunderstand their parents, or they want their parents to be with them all the time. If the parents can’t satisfy their wishes, the children just don’t care or they might rebel and want to leave home.
Even with our spouse/partner, if we truly want them to love us, we have to serve them for many hours a day to their every request. Then they’ll be happy, and then they might stick with us. But even then it’s just maybe. Sometimes a husband and wife cause pain for each other because of too many expectations.
Sometimes even just small things make people fall apart. It hurts a lot.
If we truly rely on the inner happiness, then we’ll never be disappointed or have to rely on anyone. If someone comes, it’s okay, or if they don’t come, it’s also okay. We don’t feel so hurt or pained inside. Read more