If ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water with with air.
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process.
Meditation is one way.
Most people think that aging is irreversible and we know that there are mechanisms even in the human machinery that allow for the reversal of aging, through correction of diet, through anti-oxidants, through removal of toxins from the body, through exercise, through yoga and breathing techniques, and through meditation.
Zen is not attained by mirror-wiping meditation, but by self-forgetfulness in the existential present of life here and now. We do not "come", we "are" Don't strive to become, but be.
Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb;
you sit there, still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
The disunited mind is far from wise; how can it meditate? How be at peace? When you know no peace, how can you know joy?
Meditate regularly to achieve silence and peace within
And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
If somebody pisses me off and I understand it ain't personal then I'll go to another place and I'll meditate.
I meditate and do yoga. I sit cross-legged and try not to levitate too much.
If you want to make sense it has to come from silence.
An unschooled man who knows how to meditate upon the Lord has learned far more than the man with the highest education who does not know how to meditate.
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
I don't meditate before I play or compose, but I see playing and composing as meditative acts.
Just be Calm and Relax! You will get all your answers automatically.
I write, or used to write, to explain to myself situations I couldn't otherwise solve or understand. Meditation comes very naturally to me.
I'm just interested in meditating on certain ideas, and I like to draw: that's my way of thinking.
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.
The author himself is the best judge of his own performance;
none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event.
And having wisdom with each studious year, in meditation dwelt, with learning wrought, and shaped his weapon with an edge severe, sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.
Still your mind in me, still yourself in me, and without a doubt you shall be united with me, Lord of Love, dwelling in your heart.
This...is the surer, safer, saner way of meditation. For, when the mind is absent from the body it is present with thy Lord, thy purposes, thy hopes.
It is not enough that one surrenders oneself.
Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one's being. Do not delude yourself by imagining such a source to be some God outside you. One's source is within oneself. Give yourself up to it. That means that you should seek the source and merge in it.
Health, a light body, freedom from cravings, a glowing skin, sonorous voice, fragrance of body: these signs indicate progress in the practice of meditation.