We live in a fast paced world – but do we really understand it? Om Swami, a billionaire turned monk, explores how meditation can help us understand ourselves better.
Meditation changes you irreversibly
Intense meditation doesn’t lead to superficial change, it changes your very being. As you escalate and dig deeper, you automatically start to feel disconnected from the world. You slow down and can no longer rush things.
You become the ocean
When you meditate well, you become unshakeable. Desire, pleasures, addictions stop being able to sway you – you become more and more okay with having less of it, having it later or even giving it up. It’s called ‘samta’ – evenness and equanimity.
Devote yourself completely