Secrets of Meditation

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  1. ‘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 ...
  2. 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 sp ...
  3. Your body is emitting energy all the time

    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 ...
  4. Love seeks to dissolve the identity

    Devotion is a state of love This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Q-1 Can you speak on how devotion can transform the ego in order for the Self to be realized? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Listen, what is devotion? It is a state of l ...
  5. Meditation is a happening and is effortless

    The key for meditation is effortlessness This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … So, we will recapitulate what we have been doing in the last two days: how meditation can happen in many ways. Meditation is a happening, this is t ...
  6. Questions on Meditation Part-2

    Based on a series of talks entitled ‘Secrets of meditation’ given by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on April 20, 2012, California. These talks have been made into knowledge sheets. Q-1: Why is it that10 minutes of meditation gives me more energy than 8 or 10 hour ...
  7. Meditation Uplifts the Mind- Sound Uplifts the Consciousness

    When you are happy, there is a sense of expansion This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … Meditation happens; you can’t do it. You can only create a congenial atmosphere for it to happen. During the teenage years, the mind start ...
  8. The Correct Posture to Meditate

    During meditation it is important to keep your spine erect but body relaxed Do not start your meditation with your head going down If you lie down on your couch with your legs up, you might not be able to meditate This is continued from the previous Sec ...
  9. Ways we can meditate

    Meditation is absolute comfort This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … It is like you go to a grocery shop when you want to fill gas in your car. It won’t work. You keep going round and round the grocery store saying, ‘I want ga ...
  10. Secrets of Meditation: Meditation is food for the soul

    Meditation is absolute comfort How do we prepare ourselves for meditation? By feeling at home, by being natural! If you are very formal, you can’t meditate. Meditation requires you to be informal and feel at home. Today we will explore 'Why do we n ...
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