“When you stand in the river against the current, disappointed in what the river took away, you are stagnant to all the beautiful things that are flowing around you today. When you flow with the river, you are flowing with life. Imagine what you will catch if you are riding the current, flowing with awareness.”
A fascinating article in Scientific Americantitled The Neurobiology of Bliss—Sacred and Profane reported on a study that suggests that the brain reacts the same way to meditation as it does to sex. Both dissolve our sense of self-awareness, separating ourselves from our ego.