Soothing Meditation Quotes for a Spiritual State of Mind

Meditation quotes can provide you with a sense of peace and calm. Someone has rightly said that meditation has the power to bring all wars to an end.

Meditation is the path to achieving a spiritual state of mind, and once you achieve it, you reach a blissful state where there is no past, present, or future, and no anger, sorrow, or anxiety. It is a state where your thoughts and emotions become one with nature or the God you believe in.

Share these Meditation Quotes with your friends and loved ones, or read them often to encourage and inspire yourself on your path to achieving stillness in your soul.

Quotes about Meditation

Meditation is listening to the Divine within.
Edgar Cayce

Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. And it’s a quieting of the mind.
Hugh Jackman

Meditation is painful in the beginning, but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
Swami Sivananda

If every eight-year-old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.
Dalai Lama

Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better; it’s about befriending who we are.
Ani Pema Chodron

Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.
Sharon Salzberg

Best Meditation Quotes

Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Swami Sivananda

At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I’ve made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
Ringo Starr

Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
Jeremy Taylor

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation Quotes.

Be Still Quotes

Be still,
Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity
Lao Tzu

I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo.
Sylvia Plath

Time passes so fast. Make time to be still.
Lailah Gifty Akita

Sit. Be still. And listen…for you are drunk and we are at the edge of the roof.

Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.
David Foster Wallace

Good Meditation Quotes

Among my stillness was a pounding heart.
Shannon A. Thompson

Feel your emotions,
Live true your passions,
Keep still your mind.
Geoffrey M. Gluckman

When you enter a place of stillness, you awaken the divinity within you.
Peggy Sealfon

If we sit with an increasing stillness of the body and attune our mind to the sky or to the ocean or to the myriad stars at night, or any other indicators of vastness, the mind gradually stills and the heart is filled with quiet joy.
Ravi Ravindra

So it is said, for him who understands Heavenly joy, life is the working of Heaven; death is the transformation of things. In stillness, he and the yin share a single Virtue; in motion, he and the yang share a single flow.

Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.
Charlotte Eriksson

Your duty is to be and not to be this or that. ‘I am that I am’ sums up the whole truth. The method is summed up in the words ‘Be still’.
Ramana Maharshi

Peace and meditation sayings.

Mindful Sayings

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there.
Deepak Chopra

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Wayne Dyer

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
Amit Ray

If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience.
The Dalai Lama

To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

Meditation Quotes for Calm

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.
Diana Robinson

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
Bruce Lee

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

The more man meditates quotation.

Spiritual and Mindfulness Sayings

Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Each act must be carried out in mindfulness.
Thich Nhat Hanh

To be mindfully engaged is the most natural, creative state we can be in.
Ellen Langler

In the stillness of meditation, a beautiful conundrum always crosses my mind. What part of me is observing this sacred moment, and what part of me has stepped away?
David Cunliffe

Mindfulness is the cure for everything; the essence of being alive.
Ellen Langer

Mindfulness is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.
Sharon Salzberg

The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life, reaching far beyond the people and places you can see.
Earon Davis.

Mindfulness meditation should be more than just watching what you are doing. What you really need to watch is your motivation.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche

If we practice mindfulness, we always have a place to be when we are afraid.
Thich Nhat Hanh

When we are mindful of everything we are experiencing in the present moment, we separate our awareness from our thoughts.
Master Nomi

Being Present

Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.
Eckhart Tolle

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

Short Mediation Quotes

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Leonardo da Vinci

Nothing in our past or future is as important as our peace and happiness in the present.
David Cunliffe

With the past, I have nothing to do, nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts.
Jean Cocteau

Forever is composed of nows.
Emily Dickinson

Life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Find Peace Quotes

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

With mindfulness – the practice of peace – we can begin by working to transform the wars in ourselves. Conscious breathing helps us do this.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation stills the wandering mind and establishes us forever in a state of peace.

Happy he stands, happy he sits, happy sleeps, and happy he comes and goes. Happy he speaks and happy he eats. This is the life of a man at peace.
Ashtavakra Gita

You get peace of mind not by thinking about it or imagining it, but by quietening and relaxing the restless mind.
Remez Sasson

Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
St Francis De Sales

Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.
E’yen A. Gardner

The great masters of the past taught: Water, if you don’t stir it, will become clear. Likewise, the mind left unaltered will find its own natural peace.

Detach yourself from all that makes your mind restless. Renounce all that disturbs its peace. If you want peace, deserve it. By being a slave to your desires and fears, you disturb the peace.
Nisargadatta Maharaj

By Liz Olson

Liz is a writer and poet based in Minneapolis.


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