A restless mind is comparable to a monkey, forever hopping and active. Mindfulness is the antidote.
Concentrative meditation is the art of staying on one thought. It calms down the mind almost instantly.
One who understands the reality of one thing, knows the reality of everything. - The Venerable One
You can't not think about something by not thinking about it. Mind will cling to whatever you want to avoid.
Trataka, or the practice of still gaze, is the art of perfecting and stilling your gaze. It's a must for a serious meditator.
Good listening requires that you attentive in the present moment. And living in present immediately makes you calm like an ocean.
The practice of concentration is an absolute must for any meditator. It is the basis of meditation, in fact.
Sankalpa is often compared to the perfectly stable and still Himalayas. A sincere seeker's resolve is like the Himalayas.
No matter how attractive the flower, a butterfly must eventually let go off it and move on.
The practice of solitude can help you understand yourself better. It's incredibly powerful in taming your mind.
When you practice silence, the voice of the soul opens up like an unfolding bud. You emit beautiful fragrance then.
What is the first step for a meditator or a householder on the path of spirituality or self-realization?
In the beginning, thoughts continue to bother, unsettle and distract the meditator. With persistence and patience, the good meditator rises above them.
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