The West has seen a recent surge of interest in meditation, and it’s a wonderful tool for finding a little peace and calm in an otherwise hectic world. You can sit quietly somewhere, let go of all your worldly concerns, and just relax. This is something almost everyone could use more of, but it’s also just the very beginning of real transformation.
It’s easy to find peace in a peaceful environment, anybody can do that. This is why spiritual retreats are so popular, you get a nice peaceful environment to do your spiritual work in. However, the “normal” human world is usually everything but a peaceful environment. It’s chaotic, full of emotions and distractions. It’s very challenging to stay balanced in that sort of environment, though balanced people are what the human world needs the most.
Many people who consider themselves…
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