[Advaita-l] Peace of mind
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Wed Dec 10 04:58:03 CST 2008
Quotes on Peace of Mind
Source : Remez Sasson
Peace of mind is experienced when the stormy waves of the mind quell down.
Real peace of mind is the companion of the silence of the mind.
You get peace of mind not by thinking about it or imagining it, but by
quietening and relaxing the restless mind.
Your nature is absolute peace. You are not the mind. Silence your mind
through concentration and meditation, and you will discover the peace of the
Spirit that you are, and have always been.
The mind is like a TV screen. There is always movement and action there. As
you can switch off your TV, so you can switch off the TV screen of your
When you sleep, you entertain no visitors at your house, and your windows
and doors are closed. When you want to enjoy peace of mind you have to let
your thoughts go, and close the windows and doors of your mind.
You switch off the engine of your car, so why don't you switch off the
engine of your mind?
Inner peace creates outer peace.
The mind is like a room that is always full with stuff. There is no free
space there. When it becomes vacant, peace of mind prevails.
Give your brain some rest by switching off the movements of the mind.
Stop your thoughts, but stay awake, and you will experience the great ocean
of peace beyond the mind.
You are the consciousness beyond the mind. By stilling the mind you realize
this fact. Then peace of mind will be always be with you.
True peace of mind is not dependent on circumstances. It comes from the
The wind causes waves to arise at the sea. Restless thoughts are the winds
that bring waves and storms into the mind.
Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner
Worries, fears, desires, restlessness, nervousness drive peace of mind away.
When you sleep deeply, nothing worries you. You enjoy peace. You can enjoy
this same peace while awake and active.
Through concentration and meditation you become the boss of your mind, and
gain the ability to tell it when to be active and when to stay silent.
Constant meditation awakens the ability to enjoy peace of mind while
talking, eating, walking, working and throughout any other activity.
Negative feelings and negative thoughts keep peace of mind away.
The presence of a true spiritual teacher, reading inspiring words and
letting in inspiring thoughts, tend to make the mind peaceful.
Meditate regularly, think only positively, aspire to find the consciousness
beyond the mind, and peace of mind will be yours.
Do you need or enjoy fear, worries and restlessness? If you don't, then why
do you keep inviting them into your mind?
As the house is cleaned, so the mind can be cleaned. As you enjoy a clean
house, you will enjoy a clean and unclutterd mind.
When you unclutter your mind, you enjoy peace of mind.
Source : Remez Sasson
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