How long it takes to
let the benefit of a new meditation method settle?
"It takes at least seven days to settle, then
another seven days to feel the new dimension, then
another seven to be completely at home. Twenty-one days
is exactly the time the mind takes to change completely,
to move into another direction.
For the first seven days it simply goes on struggling
with the old; the old mind goes on interfering a little.
After seven days that old is gone and the new is there,
but you are unfamiliar with it, so it is a little
After seven days again you become familiar with this.
Now it is no longer new and you are settling in it. So
we will make it twenty-one days."