“ When you exist here only as a body and a mind, suffering is inevitable. Meditation means to go beyond the limitations of your body and mind. ”
Once there is a distance between you and your body, once there is a distance between you and your mind this is the end of suffering, this being cannot suffer any more; question of conflict doesn't arise.
Prayer means you are trying to tell God what to do. Meditation means you understand your limitations and shut up
If your mind listens to you, you will have no suffering inside. The suffering will only be in your body. We can do something about the suffering in your body with medicine or other means
(On Soul Mates) Body needs a mate, understandable, mind needs a mate to some extent. The soul if it needs a mate, it's a lost soul
Suffering is not showered upon us, it is manufactured. And the manufacturing unit is in your mind