15 Insightful Quotes About Meditation
Meditation is a unique experience for everyone. It is not about the destination, but the journey one takes to get to the best place for themselves. While Meditation practice is not a state of perfection, but a pursuit of perfecting your life. Here are 15 insightful quotes that can help guild your path in meditation to a better state of being.
“Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
Every day we are disconnected from our true selves with endless distractions. If we take the time to quiet those distractions we can start to quiet the mind and listen to our inner voice to give us peace and calm.
“Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.” Paramahansa Yogananda
How often can you recall feelings of frustration throughout the day? Stress from work, or rushing across town, many daily tasks can leave us drained from intense emotional responses. When we are able to calm ourselves completely then the negative emotions start to fade and our joy is revealed.
“When you truly know yourself, you don’t try to impress people anymore. One way to know yourself is to meditate.” Maxime Lagacé
When we stop and take the time to learn about who we are amazing things can happen. Too often we focus on please others, including trying to impress others with change ourselves. Through meditation, we can learn our true selves and start to find real purpose.
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha
Life only exists in the present moment. We can't go back into time and relive our lives, so it is important we live in the present moment. Even dreaming about the future can become a distraction.
“Learn to slow down. Get lost intentionally. Observe how you judge both yourself and those around you.” Tim Ferriss
Those that live rushing from place to place often have a different experience in life. When we take the time to fully experience a moment in our life we are able to soak in the moment on a much deeper level.
“Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection.” Amit Ray
Through meditation practice, we can connect with ourselves. Often we are easily influenced by outside factors so taking the time through meditation can help lead us back to focusing on what we truly desire.
“You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.” Eckhart Tolle
In today's world, we can find so many distractions. Yet, when we connect with ourselves we get to experience something unique and can get to know our inner self through meditation over time.
“Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and listen. No more is needed.” Eckhart Tolle
Taking the time to sit still and clear the mind takes practice with meditation. When we are able to start having the success we can start to listen to ourselves and learn so much more about the voice within.
“Paradise is not a place, it’s a state of consciousness.” Sri Chinmoy
Most children dream of going to an amusement park as one of the greatest joys in life. Yet, as we grow older we learn those places can only offer temporary joy as they grow boring and dull with time. With meditation having the calm within can be a continuous state of paradise.
“Meditation is to be aware of every thought and of every feeling, never to say it is right or wrong but just to watch it and move with it.” Jiddu Krishnamurti
So often in our lives, we place judgment on actions. When we are able to calm our mind with meditation we can start to see and experience actions and events without judgment.
“All of man’s difficulties are caused by his inability to sit, quietly, in a room by himself. “ Blaise Pascal
Learning to sit quietly can be a very enlightening experience. Through meditation, we can connect with our thoughts, and feels far better than holding them inside and acting out in other ways.
“Meditate. Slow down. There’s no rush.” Maxime Lagacé
When we learn to meditate, we can go at our own pace. The process is different for everyone so take the time to perfect the process over time.
“Turn off your mind and get to know yourself.” Thibaut
During our busy days, we are constantly bombarded with outside influences. Taking the time to tune those influences out we can start to learn about ourselves. Which can be one of the most rewarding benefits of meditation.
“The quiet mind is richer than a crown.” Robert Greene
When we think of wealth, people often think about money. Yet, money is only a means to obtain goods and services. True wealth can come from within. When we can connect and make our true selves happy we are able to obtain wealth that can't be purchased.
"Life is a mystery – mystery of beauty, bliss, and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery." Amit Ray
Our lives can be complicated, but with meditation practice, we can start to learn more about ourselves. Many mysteries remain, however with meditation we can start to learn more about ourselves in ways we never thought were possible.