Sri Sri on Meditation

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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. ‘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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. When your energy is uplifted, then meditation happens

    Every time you experience love, happiness or peace, you are in touch with that inner space which energizes you This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Q: How to accept the present moment? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Like now, this momen ...
  7. Questions on Sahaj Samadhi Meditation

    0 Sahaj Samadhi Meditation is a rare combination of simplicity with depth and benefits. Q. What makes this form of meditation unique – Sahaj Samadhi Meditation? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: It is simple meditation, yet very profound. Usually something very profo ...
  8. Happiness springs from faith

    0 When you are happy, you do not feel the body It is only through merit that you can have faith. When you lack faith, there can be no happiness in either the inner or the outer world. Happiness springs from faith and in forgetting the body consciousness. ...
  9. To meditate, you must transcend the intellect

    0 Happiness is when you transcend the intellect If you are unable to meditate because your mind is chattering, just feel that you are a little stupid and then you will be able to sink deep into meditation. Your intellect is a small portion of your total c ...
  10. Meditation and Karma

    0 Just like when you keep anything on fire, it gets heated up, same way meditation erases the past impressions Q. You have said that meditation burns karma. How do we know that is happening? SRI SRI: It just happens! It’s natural. You keep anything on fir ...
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