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Still your mind in me, still yourself in me, and without a doubt you shall be united with me, Lord of Love, dwelling in your heart.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.

Author: Eknath Easwaran

Profession: American Author, Lecturer, Professor

It is not enough that one surrenders oneself. Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one's being. Do not delude yourself by imagining such a source to be some God outside you. One's source is within oneself. Give yourself up to it. That means that you should seek the source and merge in it.

Author: Ramana Maharshi

Profession:

The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation.

Author: Milarepa

Profession:

In deep meditation the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.

Author: Patanjali

Profession: Indian Philospher

Quite minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895)

Profession: Scottish Essayist, Poet, Novelist

Health, a light body, freedom from cravings, a glowing skin, sonorous voice, fragrance of body: these signs indicate progress in the practice of meditation.

Author: Shvetashvatara Upanishad

Profession: Ancient Hindu Scripture

We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin.

Author: Alan W. Watts (1915-1973)

Profession: British-born American Philosopher, Author