Sri Sri on Meditation

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  1. How to overcome obstacles in meditation

    If you are unable to meditate, here are a few ways how you can resolve obstructions to meditation. #1 Drop all desires & planning The hindrance for meditation is the desire and all your planning to do something. Offer the desire through surrender with ...
  2. 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 lov ...
  3. 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 the ...
  4. 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 gi ...
  5. Science, Creativity & Meditation

    Science and meditation complement each other Science and meditation  : in between is creativity. Science says, what is this? And meditation is knowing, who am I. The subjective knowledge about one's self is meditation and the objective knowledge and ...
  6. 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 starts ...
  7. 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 Quan ...
  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 Secre ...
  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 gas ...
  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 nee ...
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