Final Stage Of Meditation

According to Sam Harris on the Huberman Lab episode Using Meditation to Focus, View Consciousness & Expand your Mind ultimately meditation is not a practice that you're adding to your life. It's not something that you're doing more. You're actually ceasing to do something. It's ultimately non distracting. Recognizing what consciousness is like without getting distracted by thoughts.

Thoughts are like thieves entering into an empty house. There's nothing for them to steal.