A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
For me, first, it's finding quiet in my life - and I do that through yoga and meditation. It's also been a matter of changing the way I eat, because I think what we eat can inform who we are; food is a chemical and a drug to a certain extent.
Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality.
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
If you are doing mindfulness meditation, you are doing it with your ability to attend to the moment.
If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate go down to a level of rest, twice that of deep sleep.
Meditation is the soul's perspective glass.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action the soul of meditation and honor the reward of action.
I believe that painting should come through the avenues of meditation rather than the canals of action.
The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation.
I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
The execution of any thing considerable implies in the first place previous persevering meditation.
I mean the whole thing about meditation and yoga is about connecting to the higher part of yourself, and then seeing that every living thing is connected in some way.
The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression.
I think most people see drawing as subservient to the subject, a sort of meditation, a studying, a searching observation, in my case, for its own sake.
Yoga is a great thing and meditation is also great to get connected to yourself more.
Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.
If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I've treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I've found that to be a tremendous help.
The flowering of love is meditation.
My workout is my meditation.
Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
The focus and the concentration and the attention to detail that flying takes is a kind of meditation. I find it restful and engaging, and other things slip away.
There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way.
This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner sources that are so beautiful.
Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.
We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation.
Yoga introduced me to a style of meditation. The only meditation I would have done before would be in the writing of songs.
No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.
Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore meditate, meditate.
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