What is the Goal of Meditation?

There are three main benefits of meditation – separate the Self from you, gain insight into impermanence, and make the present your friend.

Today I am going to talk about meditation. And more specifically what the goal of meditation is. I understand that adding the words meditation and goal in the same sentence will make a lot of people who are deep in this subject cringe. I understand! This article is for those analytical minds who want to try meditation because it will provide a benefit.

I recently read 10% Happier (link to Goodreads), written exactly by one of these analytical minds – Dan Harris. In this book he outlines his journey from a devout sceptic to a dedicated follower.

In this article, I am not going to teach out how to mediate. I am just going to show you the three benefits I find for myself when meditating.

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