Friday, July 8, 2016

MEDITATION QUOTES FOR PRACTICE, INSPIRATION, AND LIVING

As gold purified in a furnace loses its impurities and achieves its own true nature, the mind gets rid of the impurities of the attributes of delusion, attachment and purity through meditation and attains Reality. – Adi Shankara
You should not be carried away by the dictation of the mind, but the mind should be carried by your dictation. – A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami
If you have time to breathe you have time to meditate. You breathe when you walk. You breathe when you stand. You breathe when you lie down. – Ajahn Amaro
If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts. – Alan Cohen6
If you can’t meditate in a boiler room, you can’t meditate. – Alan Watts
Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment. – Alan Watts
Accepting the reality of change gives rise to equanimity. – Allan Lokos
So what is a good meditator? The one who meditates. – Allan Lokos
While meditating we are simply seeing what the mind has been doing all along. – Allan Lokos
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. – Amit Ray
Life is a mystery – mystery of beauty, bliss and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery. – Amit Ray7
Meditate, Visualize and Create your own reality and the universe will simply reflect back to you. – Amit Ray
Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divine within you. – Amit Ray
Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding. – Amit Ray
Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection – Amit Ray
If it weren’t for my mind, my meditation would be excellent. – Ani Pema Chodron
Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it’s about befriending who we are. – Ani Pema Chodron6
Silence is not an absence but a presence. – Anne D. LeClaire
I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Jiddu Krishnamurti Meditation QuotesThe word ‘innocence’ means a mind that is incapable of being hurt. – Jiddu Krishnamurti
Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end. – Jiddu Krishnamurti
Words are but the shell; meditation is the kernel. – Bahya ibn Paquda
Through meditation, the Higher Self is experienced. – Bhagavad Gita
When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a candle in a windless place. – Bhagavad Gita
The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side. – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts, unguarded. – Buddha
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. – Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting. – Buddha
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind. – Buddha6
When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. – Buddha
You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself. – Buddha
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. – Buddha
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind. – Caroline Myss7
This is universal. You sit and observe your breath. You can’t say this is a Hindu breath or a Christian breath or a Muslim breath. – Charles Johnson
To earn the trust of your meditation, you have to visit it every day. It’s like having a puppy. – Chelsea Richer
The things that trouble our spirits are within us already. In meditation, we must face them, accept them, and set them aside one by one. – Cristopher L Bennett
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. – Dalai Lama
If every 8-year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation. – Dalai Lama
The thing about meditation is that you become more and more YOU. – David Lynch
Annamalayi-SwamiYou don’t need any methods to get rid of the wrong ideas you have about yourself. All you have to do is stop believing them. The best way to do this is to replace them with ideas that more accurately reflect the real state of affairs. – Annamalai Swami