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You can fix your body, your heart, your diabetes. In Korea, China, and India, there are people who do yoga. They go to the mountains and do breath-in, breath-out meditation. They can live 500 years and not get sick. Keeping their bodies for a long time is possible; even flying in the sky is possible.
Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.
Working out, for me, is sort of a meditation.
Meditation changes your character.
I meditate. Meditation helps me.
I was raised Presbyterian, but I'm not really going to church. I think the experience in meditation is pretty much where it's at for me.
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.
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'm really in touch, whether it's prayer or meditation... there are so many powers greater than me in the world. I've been blessed and lucky enough to have been given a gift to share with other people.
Well, when you're relaxed, your mind takes you to the whole reality. There's no such thing as time when you're really relaxed. That's why meditation works.
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.
Pearl S. Buck
There are many different ways to practice meditation; it's good to experiment until you find one that seems to suit you.
My earliest experiences in meditation were in a context of intensive retreats.
If you're impatient while waiting for the bus, tell yourself you're doing 'Bus waiting meditation.' If you're standing in a slow line at the drugstore, you're doing 'Waiting in line meditation.' Just saying these words makes me feel very spiritual and high-minded and wise.
Every day I try to do breathing exercises, meditation, and yoga. These things sound awfully cliche, but they help me slow down and try to point to a truth.
Meditation while walking has a long, noble history in ancient spiritual disciplines.
For many in the modern world, carving out time for both traditional seated meditation and exercise has become close to impossible.
To me, meditation is simply silencing or focusing the mind.
Transcendental meditation is something that can be defined as a means to do what one wants to do in a better way, a right way, for maximum results.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises.
There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way.
I start my day with a mind, body, soul practice - yoga, Pilates or meditation.
Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
Music is not a work for me - it's a form of meditation, and you don't need to work hard for it.
'The Sound of Things Falling' may be a page turner, but it's also a deep meditation on fate and death. Even in translation, the superb quality of Vasquez's prose is evident, captured in Anne McLean's idiomatic English version. All the novel's characters are well imagined, original and rounded.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.
John Stuart Mill
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