Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.— Gautama Buddha
Contentment Meditation Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
Frustration, discouragement, and depression mean you are working against yourself.
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Life is short and the time of death is uncertain;
so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule.
The healthy Christian is not necessarily the extrovert, ebullient Christian, but the Christian who has a sense of God's presence stamped deep on his soul, who trembles at God's word, who lets it dwell in him richly by constant meditation upon it, and who tests and reforms his life daily in response to it.
Only a life of prayer and meditation will render a vessel ready for the Master's use.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
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.
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good; do good. Be kind; be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.
The key is to be in a state of permanent connectedness with your inner body - to feel it at all times. This will rapidly deepen and transform your life. The more consciousness you direct into the inner body, the higher its vibrational frequency becomes.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
We meditate so we can see miracles unfolding. Without stillness life is a blur.
Move, but don't move the way fear makes you move.
Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
The man who sat on the ground in his tipi meditating on life and its meaning, accepting the kinship of all creatures and acknowledging unity with the universe of things, was infusing into his being the true essence of civilization.
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.
The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this life. For it is only through meditation that you can undertake the journey to discover your true nature, and so find the stability and confidence you will need to live, and die, well; Meditation is the road to enlightenment.
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
You cannot know the meaning of your life until you are connected to the power that created you.
A snake knows more about what is happening around than any other creature, because it has no ears to listen to gossip - only direct perception.
Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
Breathing is meditation; life is a meditation. You have to breathe in order to live, so breathing is how you get in touch with the sacred space of your heart.
The mind has to be empty to see clearly.
There will always be people who can do it better than you, but that's a good thing! Start to see competition as inspiration — without envy.
Failure are part of life. If you don't fail, you don't learn. If you don't learn you'll never change.
We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise, we harden.
In Atlantis, children who were spiritually evolved from meditative practices in their previous lives were brought to the Mystery School for training by older members of the Order who psychically recognized them.
Mind is everything. What we think, we become.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
When one devotes oneself to meditation, mental burdens, unnecessary worries, and wandering thoughts drop off one by one; life seems to run smoothly and pleasantly. A student may now depend on intuition to make decisions. As one acts on intuition, second thought, with its dualism, doubt and hesitation, does not arise.
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Meditation practice is simply moving from a life of hurting myself and others to a life of not hurting myself and others.
People try to create an outwardly perfect life, but the quality of life is based on the inward.
Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.
The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.