Secrets of Meditation

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  1. Questions on Meditation

    Q-1: How to quiet the voice inside my head while meditating? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: There are several things you can do about it. First is accepting it and not fighting with it. You fight with it and feel that you should not have this noise. The more you ...
  2. ‘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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Love seeks to dissolve the identity

    Devotion is a state of love 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 de ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Questions on Meditation Part-2

    If you drop all your desires, you can easily go into Meditation Q-1: Why is it that10 minutes of meditation gives me more energy than 8 or 10 hours of sleep? Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: That is how it is. Meditation gives you a different kind of energy. Food ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. The Secret of Secrets

    A secret kept to yourself takes you deeper to the subconscious layers This is continued from the previous Secrets of Meditation post … In Quantum Physics, everything is only atoms, a wave function, just energy. There are striking similarities between Qu ...
  10. 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 ...
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