When you reach a psychological, social, spiritual impasse or bottleneck, you’re usually short of time and likely want to push forward or give up completely. That’s precisely the moment to take a little time to listen to the sound of silence, to the internal voice or higher power. Setting aside the problems for a little while allows you to hear possible creative solutions.
It helps to know that you are on track with your practice, Here are 3 similes in Mahayana Buddhist texts that enlightened beings often employ to describe mostly indescribably states of mind.
Human beings have six sense organs in common. So if there is a practice that leads to enlightening insight and even enlightenment through any of these senses, anyone can do that practice and advance spiritually.
Aren't we really voluntarily shutting off our left brain by meditating? There's the joy we can access anywhere and any time. There is more beyond being in a state of oblivion for oneself though.