Quotes on Meditation

The act of meditation is being spacious. Sogyal Rinpoche

We become contemplatives when God discovers Himself in us. Thomas Merton

When you sit, everything sits with you. Shunryu Suzuki

Vipassana meditation is not just seeing the things inside. It is also seeing the seer. Amit Ray

Everything is God, there is nothing else but God. Mata Amritanandamayi

Without meditation, Id probably be dead. Mike Love

Meditation is not about doing something Joko Beck

That's what meditation is. You just sit with yourself. Daphne Zuniga

I don't do meditation. That's not for me. It's not my thing. Caroline Myss

Meditation has really helped with keeping my center. Nikki Deloach

The greatest tool to eliminate the noise is meditation. Russell Simmons

The getting lost and recovering - that is the meditation. Dan Harris

That was at the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival in about 1989. There were 6,000 women there, and they were out in a meadow, and I offered the tuning meditation and they did it. Pauline Oliveros

There is actually a genetic signature associated with meditation. Deepak Chopra

Meditation can change the flavor of the season. Tara Brach

To be choiceless is to be in meditation. To be choiceless is to enter the eternal. Rajneesh

Meditation is listening to the divine within Edgar Cayce

The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side. Henepola Gunaratana

The Way to do is to be. Laozi

Meditation applies the brakes to the mind. Ramana Maharshi

Meditation is enough. Everything else follows on its own. Rajneesh

It's a lifelong gift, something you can call on at any time. Paul Mccartney

Any action in which you can be total becomes meditation. Rajneesh

When sitting in meditation, say, "That's not my business!" with every thought that comes by. Ajahn Chah

Meditation is the best means of elongating life Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Our greatest experiences are our quietest moments. Friedrich Nietzsche

Wrong thoughts are inside us just because we identify ourselves with these thoughts. If we identify with something else, immediately they have to leave us. Sri Chinmoy

Meditation is about learning how to rest in uncertainty. Andy Puddicombe

Meditation is simply getting to know your mind. Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

There are thousands of mantras. Everyone has favorites. I prefer three - Aum, Sring, and Kring. Frederick Lenz

The only bad meditation is when you don't meditate. Frederick Lenz

Cats know everything there is to know about meditation. Veronique Vienne

However you try to define meditation, it's not that. Swami Brahmananda

In meditation we can watch the itch instead of scratching it. Ram Dass

Meditation is not to get out of society, to escape from society, but to prepare for a reentery into society. Nhat Hanh

Meditation is' about what's happening; it's about how you relate to what's happening. Sharon Salzberg

Even though the meditator may leave the meditation, the meditation will not leave the meditator. Sogyal Rinpoche

Meditation is culture. Benjamin Disraeli

Meditation more than anything in my life was the biggest ingredient of whatever success I've had. Ray Dalio

All souls can find the truth within. Eileen Caddy

Listen to the silence... it has much to say. Susan Jeffers

Sow love, reap peace. Sow meditation, reap wisdom. Sivananda

Meditation has to become your heartbeat; even when you are asleep the meditation continues like an undercurrent Rajneesh

This is the central principle of meditation: we become what we meditate on. Eknath Easwaran

For me, painting is like meditation. Janet Fish

Surrender yourself to God and be at peace with him. Shri Radhe Maa

In meditation we are continuously discovering who and what we are. Sakyong Mipham

Whenever and wherever you put yourself in touch with GOD, that is the state of meditation. Sathya Sai Baba

To abstain from lying is essentially wholesome. Gautama Buddha

Meditation is really just quieting yourself enough so you can get in touch with your own inner wisdom. Louise Hay

We do' sit in meditation to become good meditators. We sit in meditation so that we"ll be more awake in our lives. Pema Chodron

However you try to define meditation, it's not that. Swami Brahmananda

Meditation is the best engineering. Kedar Joshi

Meditation is not an escape from life... but preparation for really being in life. Nhat Hanh

I smoke weed, of course. That's like meditation for me. Watching movies is a really good escape as well. Wiz Khalifa

At some point each day (well, most days) I unroll my mat and practice for an hour. I sit in meditation for a while. This can be five minutes or twenty minutes, but the daily practice - simply showing up for it - is centering. Dani Shapiro

Running is like a form of meditation for me and a great way to clear my head. Sally Fitzgibbons

I don't have a routine, but I have used meditation to just decompress and focus. Mike Colter

You cannot fail at meditation. Sharon Salzberg

The most effective way to live in the flow of the timeless is meditation. Deepak Chopra

There are many meditation techniques, and it's important to find one that resonates with you. Deepak Chopra

Meditation helps everything. Russell Simmons

I couldn't guarantee that someone could get off their medication. But I suspect that meditation instead of Ritalin would change the life of any kid with ADD. Russell Simmons

Meditation is a huge part of my life. And prayer. A J Mclean

Do not speak about anyone who is not physically present. Allan Lokos

We all have issues and we have usually come by them honestly. Allan Lokos

Patience is both the tool for and the result of, our efforts. Allan Lokos

To advance spiritually requires a method of practice & determination to carry it out. Allan Lokos

No one looks or feels attractive when angry. Allan Lokos

Meditation is a way to take us to a deeper level of awareness. Tenzin Palmo

When I was in retreat I just did my meditation sessions and, in-between, reading and things I had to do. Tenzin Palmo

I would play a long tone on my accordion, or I'd sing one, and I would note how it felt - what it did with my mental space. These were meditations that I did. Pauline Oliveros

[Students] they did the sonic meditations, I would observe them in their ensembles, and the ensembles improved incredibly. So I knew I had something to do and something to say. Pauline Oliveros

In the meditation, of course, the question is repeated and repeated until you run out of answers - or so I hear. Quentin S. Crisp

We do not depend upon any external help in meditation. Swami Vivekananda

When meditating, do not expect something to happen. Otherwise, you are meditating on your expectation, and you are not doing the Meditation itself. Choa Kok Sui

My meditation is not something separate from life, it is something that has to be spread all over life. Rajneesh

Initially, you have to live a period where you are developing your attitude. I would consider that a meditation: determining what you want to do. You have a period where you meditate and you get the strength. Sakyong Mipham

While meditating we are simply seeing what the mind has been doing all along. Allan Lokos

When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation. Ramana Maharshi



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