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Inspirational Quote – Meditation

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Buddah was asked, “What have you gained from meditation?”

He replied: “Nothing! However, let me tell you what I have lost:

depression, insecurity, fear of old age and death.”

What is Meditation?

There are many things in life that are beyond our control. However, it is possible to take responsibility for our own states of mind – and to change them for the better. According to Buddhism this is the most important thing we can do, and Buddhism teaches that it is the only real antidote to our own personal sorrows, and to the anxieties, fears, hatreds, and general confusions that beset the human condition.

Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. Buddhist meditation practices are techniques that encourage and develop concentration, clarity, emotional positivity, and a calm seeing of the true nature of things. By engaging with a particular meditation practice you learn the patterns and habits of your mind, and the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being. With regular work and patience these nourishing, focused states of mind can deepen into profoundly peaceful and energised states of mind. Such experiences can have a transformative effect and can lead to a new understanding of life.

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    James

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    Another great one. Makes you look at things from a different perspective.

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      Lynette

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      Thank you for your comment James, glad you like it!

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