Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Little Meditation Quotes Collection

If one thinks of oneself as free, one is free, and if one thinks of oneself as bound, one is bound. Here this saying is true, “As one thinks, so one becomes”. – Ashtavakra Gita
Desire and anger are objects of the mind, but the mind is not yours, nor ever has been. You are choiceless awareness itself and unchanging – so live happily. – Ashtavakra Gita
Happy he stands, happy he sits, happy sleeps, and happy he comes and goes. Happy he speaks and happy he eats. This is the life of a man at peace. – Ashtavakra Gita
It’s like having a charger for your whole body and mind. That’s what Meditation is! – Jerry Seinfeld
The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation. – Jetsun Milarepa
The mind in itself can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven. – John Milton
Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body – it warms and invigorates. – John Thornton
Meditation provides a way of learning how to let go. As we sit, the self we’ve been trying to construct and make into a nice, neat package continues to unravel. – John Welwood
The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime. – Sogyal Rinpoche
Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt. – St Francis De Sales
Meditation allows us to directly participate in our lives instead of living life as an afterthought. – Stephen Levine
Even in the midst of disturbance, the stillness of the mind can offer sanctuary. – Stephen Richards
When you reach a calm and quiet meditative state, that is when you can hear the sound of silence. – Stephen Richards
Give the child a taste of meditation by creating a climate and atmosphere of love, acceptance and silence. – Swami Dhyan Giten
Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind. – Swami Muktananda
Samsara is mind turned outwardly, lost in its projections. Nirvana is mind turned inwardly, recognizing its nature. – Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche
Any action done with awareness is meditation. Meditation means to be fully aware of our actions, thoughts, feelings and emotions. Another name of meditation is passive awareness. – Unknown
Meditation does not answer the questions of the mind, but it dissolves the very mind which creates many questions and confusion in our life. – Unknown
One hour of meditation can not tackle the unconsciousness of rest of the day. Slowly we should bring our meditative quality in all our actions. – Unknown
The great masters of the past taught: “Water, if you don’t stir it, will become clear”. Likewise, the mind left unaltered will find its own natural peace. – Unknown
The meditation cushion is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren’t enough. – Unknown
Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. – Unknown
It is of great importance, when we begin to practise meditation, not to let ourselves be frightened by our own thoughts. – Unknown
I sit therefore I am. – Niraj
Truth is not something that you can search outside, it is something that needs to be explored within. Truth descends when you are in the state of no-mind. Being meditative leads into the state of no-mind. – Vishwas Chavan
Whatever you may have to do, watch your mind. Also you must have moments of complete inner peace and quiet, when your mind is absolutely still. If you miss it, you miss the entire thing. If you do not, the silence of the mind will dissolve and absorb all else. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
You begin by letting thoughts flow and watching them. The very observation slows down the mind till it stops altogether. Once the mind is quiet, keep it quiet. Don’t get bored with peace, be in it, go deeper into it. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
Stop, look, investigate, ask the right questions, come to the right conclusions and have the courage to act on them and see what happens. The first steps may bring the roof down on your head, but soon the commotion will clear and there will be peace and joy. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
Detach yourself from all that makes your mind restless. Renounce all that disturbs its peace. If you want peace, deserve it. By being a slave to your desires and fears, you disturb peace. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
Watch your thoughts as you watch the street traffic. People come and go; you register without response. It may not be easy in the beginning, but with some practice you will find that your mind can function on many levels at the same time and you can be aware of them all. – Nisargadatta Maharaj
Pain is physical; suffering is mental. Beyond the mind there is no suffering. Pain is essential for the survival of the body, but none compels you to suffer. Suffering is due entirely to clinging or resisting; it is a sign of our unwillingness to move on, to flow with life. – Nisargadatta Maharaj