Sleep is the best meditation.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
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.
I am calling attention just to the main points of these tremendously important matters, which can be understood better by pious meditation than explained by human language.
Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.
I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it.
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.
When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books.
We should so provide for old age that it may have no urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next. It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
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 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.
If you are doing mindfulness meditation, you are doing it with your ability to attend to the moment.
Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.
The execution of any thing considerable implies in the first place previous persevering meditation.
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.
I wanted to share the experience of how yoga and meditation have transformed my life, how they have enabled me to observe who I am, first in my body, and then emotionally, and on to a kind of spiritual path.
The experience of getting my Kriya, which is the meditation process that I do, was very powerful for me - though, as I explain in the book, I was really suspect of that kind of thing.
The flowering of love is meditation.
During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate go down to a level of rest, twice that of deep sleep.
There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way.