All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
The whole of meditation practice can be essentialized into these 3 crucial points: Bring your mind home. Release. And relax!
Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It's about befriending who we are already.
Sitting like a mountain let your mind rise and fly and soar.
Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.
What's encouraging about meditation is that, even if we shut down, we can no longer shut down in ignorance. We see very clearly that we're closing off. That in itself begins to illuminate the darkness of ignorance.
To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.
Mindfulness meditation doesn't change life. Life remains as fragile and unpredictable as ever. Meditation changes the heart's capacity to accept life as it is.
Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.
Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.
At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I've made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore meditate, meditate.
Meditate, Visualize and Create your own reality and the universe will simply reflect back to you.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality.
Meditation is listening to the divine within
Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
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.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Meditation applies the brakes to the mind.
With meditation I found a ledge above the waterfall of my thoughts.
The word 'innocence' means a mind that is incapable of being hurt.
We spend a great deal of time telling God what we think should be done, and not enough time waiting in the stillness for God to tell us what to do.
Simply wait, be quiet, still The world will freely offer itself to you.
Your duty is to be, and not to be this or that. I Am That I Am sums up the whole truth; the method is summarized in Be Still.
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