Jogyata Dallas remembers an experience of meditation with Sri Chinmoy at a busy international airport. On this particular occassion, Sri Chinmoy taught his students to have a period of short meditations, interspersed with humorous stories. The experience suggests that meditation is not just about the formal practise of sitting at your shrine, but can be practised anywhere.

It also shows that to live a spiritual life we can try to be flexible and avoid rigidity. In this case, appreciating both soulful meditation and also the joyful aspect of life.