Meditation is your true nature now. You call it meditation because other thoughts distract you. When these thoughts are dispelled, you remain in the state of meditation, free from thoughts. When the practice becomes firm, your real nature shows itself as true meditation. When meditation is well-established, it cannot be given up. It will go on automatically, even when you are engaged in work or play. It will persist in sleep, too. Meditation must become so deep-rooted that it will be natural to one.

Sri Ramana Maharshi

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General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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2 Responses to Meditation

  1. Jay says:

    Ah yes! So profound – and so much truth. Meditation can become our entire life. 🙂 Blessings to you and yours,


  2. Thank you, Jay. I like your words. The key is not to allow being perturbed by anything, to be a detached observer, or perhaps uninvolved sounds better; especially with our thoughts… those unwanted thoughts… let them pass, unattended. Consciousness itself is the observer. Good morning!

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