Sharon Salzberg

‘Most people who come to meditation are looking for respite from what is called the “monkey mind” – the perpetual, hyperactive (and often self-destructive) whirl of thoughts and feelings everyone undergoes. But the truth is that meditation does not eradicate mental and emotional turmoil. Rather, it cultivates the space and gentleness that allow us intimacy with our experiences so that we can relate to differently to our cascade of emotions and thoughts. That different relationship is where freedom lies.’ (Real Love)


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