Sri Chinmoy: No, true meditation can never be an escape from reality, for true meditation is the real acceptance of life-reality. And it is only in the manifestation of the divine consciousness totally and integrally in the life-reality, that God-Satisfaction can and will take place on earth.
41. Question: Can true meditation ever become an escape from reality?
Sri Chinmoy, A God-lover's earth-Heaven-life, part 2.First published by Agni Press in 1974.
This is the 265th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.