Sri Sri on Meditation

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  1. Pravriti and Nivriti

    0 Meditation is deep rest that helps you become very sharp and alert There are two attitudes, one, you see everything as perfect, another is finding various imperfections.  One is called Pravriti, when you’re engaged in action; nivriti, when you retire fr ...
  2. With Meditation, Source of Negativity is Nipped at the Root

    0 Meditation removes the roots of negativity. Negativity cannot remain without a hook to hang on. Positivity and happiness can exist without any reason. The mind goes on trying to find a hook for its negativity – if not this person, then that thing or tha ...
  3. Mind and Meditation

    Culture your mind with meditation and gain the ability to start living in the present! "Have you observed what is happening in your mind every moment? It vacillates between the past and the future. It is either in the past, occupied with what has hap ...
  4. The intelligent know that worldly pleasure is momentary

    0 The intelligent ones do not get lost in the pleasure that comes out of the contact, of the Gunas and its objects. They are not carried away by the pleasure of the senses and its objects. They know that this pleasure is momentary. It has a beginning and ...
  5. Five Steps of Meditation

    0 Meditation is opening the door of Joy “Happy New Year to you all. It’s a nice way to celebrate the New Year with meditation. What is meditation? Meditation is a state from which everything has come and to which everything goes. It is that inner silence ...
  6. Relation between Meditation, Sleep and Dreams

    0 You meditate when you are awake as well as relaxed Q – During meditation, my mind wanders a lot. When will it settle down? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar – The mind does not wander. It is in search of more and more. This search for more will lead to the Supreme S ...
  7. Meditation: A Journey from Sound to Silence

    0 Meditation is deep relaxation and no concentration Q – What is Meditation? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar – Many believe that meditation is concentration or that it takes a lot of effort. Meditation is not concentration. It is the opposite of concentration. If yo ...
  8. ‘Consciousness is very ancient; the mind is older than the stones’

    ‘Samadhi’ means where the mind is in total equanimity This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Q-1: What is Samadhi? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: ‘Dhi’ means the intellect and ‘Samadhi’ means where the mind is in total equanimity; where y ...
  9. Spirituality is getting in touch with yourself

    When you are happy, every step you take is a dance This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Why is it a challenge to be compassionate to ourselves? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Because we are in the habit of blaming ourselves. On the spir ...
  10. Your body is emitting energy all the time

    0 The air that enters your body, the same air goes out of your body and travels the whole world This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Q: (A member of the audience spontaneously asked a question without a mike and the question wa ...
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