Meditation is not what you think


Meditation is not what you think

… Watch the sunset on a beach. Watch the waves hit the shore. Absorb in their sounds and fury. These are a form of meditation, according to Breathwork India.

photo of a man sitting under the tree
Meditation is not what you think (Photo by Samuel Silitonga on Pexels.com)

When I went for a meditation retreat, I sat on a chair most of the times. I had problems with my knees then. The guru told me I can meditate even when sleeping!

I can understand why I felt so peaceful for hours doing my pottery works! It was my solace, especially when I was feeling down.

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Quotes:

SLEEP IS THE BEST MEDITATION – DALAI LAMA

β€œTo let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and things go on their own” β€“ Jack Kornfield

13 Comments

  1. Meditation is the perfect time to pause and reflect. That place in the picture is the perfect spot.

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  2. Ab says:

    Meditation is a powerful practice and I agree there are ways to best incorporate it into our days, such as sleep! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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  3. Klausbernd says:

    Indeed, everything can be meditation, even blogging πŸ˜‰ , if you do with a high awareness and strive for perfection in a relaxed way.
    All the best, happy meditating
    The Fab Four of Cley
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    1. Same to youπŸ§˜β€β™€οΈπŸ§˜πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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  4. Craig White says:

    Wash with only water and brush your teeth with only water my friend maybe 2 to 3 times a day..

    Keep food simple any food which has ingredients which doesn’t resemble natural isn’t food you should be eating..

    Fast after 8 till 8..

    Drink water no diluted drinks at all no sugar drinks especially sugar free..

    Regular coffee tea with milk ain’t to bad no sugar or sweeteners..

    Eat ocational fiber bar as replacement for chocolate and sweets..

    Drink glass sunsweet prune juice every morning and every teatime.. πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

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  5. Oh, I would love to go on a meditation retreat! I am so tightly wound up…an tighter I’d be a pocket watch! Won’t keep me from still trying. Pottery is also on my To Do Wish List! It sounds very calming.

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  6. Thanks Chen…πŸ™

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  7. equipsblog says:

    If we can time our breathing to the lap of peaceful waves,
    we can relax.

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    1. They will probably synchronize with the environment!

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  8. I would take that spot to meditate anytime; even more than sleeping! WOW! And great quote!
    Thank you Chen!

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