Do not meditate for peace, meditate in peace

What is meditation?

The very action of a peaceful mind is called meditation.

Whatever you do in peace is meditation.

Meditation does not bring peace, meditation begins in peace.

Peace is not the end of meditation; peace is the beginning of meditation.

You cannot meditate in order to be peaceful.

When you are peaceful, all is meditation.

The idea that you need to do something to get peace. So, the very effort to meditate is a barrier to meditativeness.

Your efforts don’t further peace; peace furthers itself.

Whatever you do in peace reinforces the peace.

Whatever you do, believing in absence of peace only extends the apparent absence of peace.

‘The race was won by the one who did not run.’

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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