For me, sleep isn't meditation. Sleep is an escape from the world. Sleep is the only way to truly not have any problems. Sleep is the only way to stop existing without dying. Sleep is a pause in time. Prayer is the best meditation.
Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and anti-nuclear activist. He served as the third president and the honorary president of the Soka Gakkai, the largest of Japan's new religious movements.