Meditation & Yoga

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle

“Quiet the mind and the soul will speak.” ― Unkown

“You exist in time but you belong to eternity.” ― Osho

“A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine.” ―Meher Baba

“What we think, we become.” Buddha

“Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think.” ― Buddha

“Having come to realize in the first stage of meditation that we are not our bodies, in the second stage we make an even more astounding discovery: we are not our minds either” ― Eknath Easwaran

“God made the senses turn outwards, man therefore looks outwards, not into himself. But occasionally a daring soul, desiring immortality, has looked back and found himself.” ― Eknath Easwaran

“Life is so much wiser and kinder than your mind imagines. Trust and be still.” ― Mooji

“Accepting means you allow yourself to feel whatever it is you are feeling at that moment. It is part of the isness of the Now. You can’t argue with what is. Well, you can, but if you do, you suffer.” ― Eckhart Tolle

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” ―Carlos Castaneda

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” ―Ram Dass

“Eventually, meditation will make our mind calm, clear, and as  concentrated as a laser which we can focus at will. This capacity  of one-pointed attention is the essence of genius. When we have  this mastery over attention in everything we do, we have a genius  for life.” ― Eknath Easwaran

“What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared with what lies within us.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” —Deepak Chopra

“You are precisely as big as what you love and precisely as small as what you allow to annoy you.” ― Robert Anton Wilson

“An optimistic mind-set finds dozens of possible solutions for every problem that the pessimist regards as incurable.” ― Robert Anton Wilson

“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” ― Lao Tzu

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley

A student went to his meditation teacher and said, “My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I’m constantly falling asleep. It’s just horrible!”

“It will pass,” the teacher said matter-of-factly.

A week later, the student came back to his teacher. “My meditation is wonderful! I feel so aware, so peaceful, so alive! It’s just wonderful!”

“It will pass,” the teacher replied matter-of-factly. ―Unknown