Meditation Quotes and Sayings

Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer.
– Dean Koontz

Meditation is a journey to know yourself. Knowing yourself has many layers. Start knowing your bodily discomforts. Know your success, know your failures. Know your fears. Know your irritations. Know your pleasures, joy and happiness. Know your mental wounds. Go deeper and examine every feeling you have.
– Amit Ray

Meditation has to be a part of our every activity. Its not sufficient to meditate for one hour and be unaware for twenty-three hours. It must become the inner thread of all our actions.

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.

The world can come to a harmony if meditation is spread far and wide.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Those who miss meditation miss the whole dance of life.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

The purpose of meditation practice is not enlightenment; it is to pay attention even at extraordinary times, to be of the present, nothing-but-in-the-present, to bear this mindfulness of now into each event of ordinary life.
– Peter Matthiessen


In meditation you are not unconscious, you are conscious—more conscious than ever.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Meditation is simplicity itself. One is to just let go, nothing special is supposed to happen.

Meditation is to know oneself as one is. It is see our real face without any mask.

Mind only thinks, meditation lives.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

When they go fishing, it is not really fish they are after. It is a philosophic meditation.
– E.T. Brown

Once you start drinking a little of meditativeness, a little of love, you start growing wings.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Meditation is just a strategy to take away your personality, your thoughts, your mind, your identity with the body, and leave you absolutely alone inside, just a living fire. And once you have found your living fire, you will know all the joys and all the ecstasies that human consciousness is capable of.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Wisdom happens through meditation, and bliss also happens through meditation. Both the flowers bloom on the same branch.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh


As meditation flowers, you find that on one hand truth has revealed to you all its mysteries and on the other blissfulness is showering all its treasures on you.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Meditation is a silent heart, a peaceful mind which can make life more lovable, more livable….
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Mindfulness meditation doesn’t change life. Life remains as fragile and unpredictable as ever. Meditation changes the heart’s capacity to accept life as it is.
– Sylvia Boorstein

True meditation gives us, as it were, wings for flight to a higher realm and thus detaches us from terrestrial fetters.
– Paramananda

Meditation is silence. If you realize that you really know nothing, then you will be truly meditating. Such truthfulness is the right soil for silence. Silence is meditation.
– Yogaswami

Meditation is the soul’s perspective glass.
– Owen Feltham

Meditation is not something that should be done in a particular position at a particular time. It is an awareness and an attitude that must persist throughout the day.
– Annamalai Swami

At the beginning of every winter people are careful to install storm windows. These extra panes of glass protect their houses against the bitter winds. We do something very similar to protect our minds through the practice of meditation.
– Eknath Easwaran

Meditation is a valuable exercise, but eventually you have to open up your eyes and look around.
– Dan Millman

In meditation, you are calm and receptive. You are like an open door providing a kind of cross ventilation so that the air of divinity can move through you.
– Gurudev Shree Chitrabhanu


Meditation is the antidote to all the poisons of your life. It is the nourishment of your authentic nature.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Enjoy simple things with total intensity. Just a cup of tea can be a deep meditation.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Meditation is the golden key to all the mysteries of life.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
– Marcus Aurelius

Meditation is a flower and compassion is its fragrance.
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

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