• The point of Buddhist meditation is not to stop thinking, for cultivation of insight clearly requires intelligent use of thought and discrimination. What needs to be stopped is conceptualisation that is compulsive, mechanical and unintelligent, that is, activity that is always fatiguing, usually pointless, and at times seriously harmful.

    "Tibetan Buddhism from the Ground Up: A Practical Approach for Modern Life". Book by B. Alan Wallace, 1993.