By the practice of meditation, you will find that you are carrying within your heart a portable paradise.
Just as a lamp in a windless place does not flicker, so the disciplined mind of a yogi remains steady in meditation
Meditation is "active calmness." Passive calmness, as in sleep or idle daydreaming, is essentially different from active calmness—the positive state of peace found in scientific meditation.
One is successful only when he finds full expression to all that he is and that will never ever happen without one becoming meditative. One has to become meditative otherwise he will never know the nature of his existence.
To the unmeditative, there is no tranquility. To the peaceless, how comes happiness?
Whenever and wherever the restless and unsteady mind wanders, one should bring it back and continually focus it on the self
The joy that comes with Kriya yoga is greater than the joys of all pleasurable physical sensations put together. From that joy experienced in meditation, I receive the rest of a thousand sleeps
Before embarking on important undertakings sit quietly, calm your senses and thoughts and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the creative power of Spirit
Meditation is the effort to realize and express that pure consciousness which is the reflection, or image, of God within you
God has not to be earned. He has only to be sought. Meditation is the only way. Beliefs, reading books - these cannot give you realization... Meditation brings proof of the existence of God
Meditation is the greatest way of resurrecting your soul from the bondage of the body. Meditate! Meditate at the feet of the Infinite.
Joy that rhythmically changes all the time and yet in itself remains unchangeable, like an actor who entertains with different roles and poses, is what all of us are seeking. Such joy can be found only through regular, deep meditation
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While meditating, don't concentrate on the results of meditation. Meditate, rather, to please God. If you seek results, you will be disappointed if they don't come
Harmony with nature will bring you a happiness known to few city dwellers. In the company of other truth seekers, it will be easier for you to meditate and think of God
He who is persistent will realize God. So try your best to make meditation a regular experience in your life.
Prayer means you are trying to tell God what to do. Meditation means you understand your limitations and shut up
Prayer means you are trying to talk to God. Meditation means you are willing to listen to God
Let no devotee miss his daily appointment with God. The mind may suggest the movies or some other distraction; but when the time comes for God each day, keep that holy engagement
When a person is really sleepy, can't he fall asleep anywhere? So is it with the person who loves God. He can meditate even in a train station or in the market place
The true state of meditation is oneness of the meditator with the object of meditation, God
Meditate not for selfish gains of power but only with the thought of pleasing and loving God.
When the joy of God, felt in meditation with the stillness of breath, remains continuously in the soul, then the physical temptation vanishes forever
Remember, if you don't find God, you are not making enough effort in your meditation.
Meditation is the method of realizing the connection between one's body-circumscribed life energy and the infinite Cosmic Energy of God, the connection between the conscious and subconscious states and the Cosmic Consciousness of God
The ultimate object of meditation is to attain conscious awareness of God, and of the soul's eternal oneness with Him
The sincere devotee loves God deeply whether he is nonactive and silently meditating on God, or in the midst of a whirl of outer activities. He is awake in God during all hours and in all walks of life.
The temple of God is within your soul. Enter into this quietness and sit there in meditation with the light of intuition burning on the altar
Into the temple of peace come Thou, O Lord of Joy! Enter my shrine of meditation, O Bliss God! Sanctify me with Thy presence.
Work for god, love god alone, and be wise with god. When an ordinary man puts the necessary time and enthusiasm into meditation and prayer, he becomes a divine man.
Meditation is that special form of concentration in which the attention has been liberated from restlessness and is focused on God. Meditation is concentration used to know God
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Meditate without attachment to the fruits of meditation.
Negative energies can't touch you if you are in a state of meditativeness.
What meditation means is, in one way, you are just withdrawing the support for your personality.
If meditation was easy, you'd do nothing else.
Looks like most meditation apps are really just sleep aids for anxious people.
Practice meditation for one hour in the morning and one hour at night.
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Merely ignoring problems won't solve them, but neither will worrying about them. Meditate until you become calm; then put your mind on your problem
Don't feel badly if you find yourself too restless to meditate deeply. Calmness will come in time, if you practice regularly. Just never accept the thought that meditation is not for you. Remember, calmness is your eternal, true nature.
In meditation, try to go beyond thinking. As long as thoughts enter the mind, you are functioning on the conscious level.
What is meditation? Becoming one with the soul. It means banishing the consciousness of being related to the body and to human limitations and trying to remember that one is a soul.
We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.
Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.
Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine
If you take away your wrong identifications (with things which you are not), then you will see that your mind is just like a mirror, not saying anything, just reflecting, that is how your mind should work.
Meditation is essentially to move towards the stillness, to become like the core of existence. It is not that you have to strive to become like that. If you learn to penetrate, it is like that. It is not something that you do, because doing is movement. It is something that you fall back into
If you do not know how to be still, you can only be ill, there is no other way. You may have different names for your illness.
Meditation is not something you do, if you handle the body, the mind, emotions and energy properly you become meditative, if you try to become meditative you go crazy
Meditativeness means to become in such a way that you are not the source of the problem. Wherever you are, you're a solution, you're not a problem.
If you are not identified with the accumulations of body and mind, you will become still. And that is all it takes to meditate
If you stop identifying with things that you are not, your mind will become still. That's all it takes to meditate
All activities have a beginning and an end. What meditation means is to be involved without activity
Once there is a distance between you and your thought process, a new freedom is born. With this freedom, a new perception arises
Meditation means to know life beyond the sphere of the physical; to know and experience life not just at the surface but at the source
The very purpose of life is to reach the highest possible flowering. Meditation is the nourishment for flowering
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.
Meditation essentially means the individual person is not doing his own thing. He is just there. Once you are simply there, you become aware of the larger dimension of the existence that is always in action
Meditation makes you realize that you have too many limitations of your own and they are all created by you
Meditation gives you an experience, an inner state where what is you and what is yours is separated. There is a little space between what is you and what you have accumulated
When someone is not eating properly, I cannot talk spirituality to them or teach them meditation, because when a man is hungry, talking to him about meditation and spirituality is obscene. It is vulgar
(If there has to be world peace) The first thing a human being has to learn is to be peaceful within himself
Meditation means going back to one's original nature. When one is simply with this breath, all identifications dissolve.
One reason to meditate is to prove to yourself how little you actually need out of life.
The modern mind is overstimulated and the modern body is understimulated and overfed. Meditation, exercise, and fasting restore an ancient balance.
It is better to meditate a little bit with depth than to mediate long with the mind running here and there. If you do not make an effort to control the mind it will go on doing as it pleases
Meditation is the science of God-realization.
Meditation must be practiced every day. Start now! Do not look to the future. Begin this very moment
Each tomorrow I will meditate more deeply than today. I will meditate during most of my leisure hours.
Meditate deeply and regularly, until the spiritual eye is opened and you can fly through it to the astral kingdom. Remain always in the sphere of happiness born of meditation, no matter what happens
Unwillingness to meditate should be recognized as among the foremost enemies of man's physical, mental, and spiritual well-being
Divine Mother, lift the veil of darkness which hangs before me whenever I sit with closed eyes to meditate on Thee.
When you sit in the silence of deep meditation, joy bubbles up from within, roused by no outer stimulus
The joy of meditation is overwhelming. Those who have not gone into the silence of true meditation do not know what real joy is.
It is not the technique of meditation alone that will bring you freedom; your character must be strong and pure. Your whole life and behavior must be in harmony with the laws of truth.
If you read one hour, then write two hours, think three hours, and meditate all the time.
All good human experiences — marriage, love, success, study, meditation, exercise, self-discipline — are necessary steps in the growth of the fruit of Self-realization.
The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the Spirit lies its greatest joy. If, then, you experience mental resistance during meditation, remember that reluctance to meditate comes from the ego
To meditate a short time with depth is better than to meditate for long hours with the mind running wild.
All that moves will exhaust itself. Only that which is still, is for always. Meditation is essentially to move towards that stillness, to become like the core of existence
Perhaps one reason why yoga and meditation are hard to sustain is that they have no extrinsic value. Purely single-player games
Hiking is walking meditation. Journaling is writing meditation. Praying is gratitude meditation. Showering is accidental meditation. Sitting quietly is direct meditation.
Meditation is turning off society and listening to yourself. It only 'works' when done for its own sake.
Time spent undistracted and alone, in self-examination, journaling, and meditation, resolves the unresolved and takes us from mentally fat to fit.
Life hack: When in bed, meditate. Either you will have a deep meditation, or fall asleep. Victory either way.
Spiritual advancement is not to be measured by one's display of outward powers, but solely by the depth of his bliss in meditation.
It takes a long time — many incarnations of right action, good company, help of the guru, self-awakening, wisdom, and meditation — for man to regain his soul consciousness of immortality
I am the child of God evermore. My power is greater than all my tests. What wrong things I did in the past, I can now undo by good actions and meditation. I will destroy them. I am an immortal evermore.
When the purpose of meditation is fulfilled, the devotee finds his consciousness automatically concentrated at the spiritual eye, and he experiences, according to his inner spiritual capacity, a state of joyous divine union with Spirit.
Do not be satisfied with a little light and temporary peace in meditation, and don't be constantly identified with the body if you want to know the greatness of your soul.
In the beginning, don't force yourself to sit for a long time. Strive for shorter, but deeper, meditations. Then gradually, as you become accustomed to going deep, lengthen the time you sit in meditation