- If you want to do
Vipassana, or any silent meditation, Dynamic
Meditation becomes absolutely essential, because
Christianity having poisoned your mind, that poison
has to be thrown out. You have to go completely
crazy to throw it out; otherwise that craziness
remains inside you, and won’t allow you to get into
a silent, watching, witnessing meditation.
- There are six senses: five
are outer; they tell you about the world. I say
something about the light; without eyes you will not
know light. Ears say something about the sound;
without ears you will not know anything about the
sound. There is a sixth sense, the inner sense, that
shows and tells you something about yourself and the
ultimate source of things. That sense has to be
Meditation is nothing but the discovery of the inner
- The secret of meditation
is the art of unlearning. Mind is learning;
meditation is unlearning: that is — die constantly
to your experience; let it not imprison you;
experience becomes a dead weight in the living and
flowing, riverlike consciousness.
- Meditation is unlearning.
Peel your onion. It is difficult, because you have
become identified with the onion, you think these
layers are YOU so to peel them is difficult, it is
painful also, because it is not like just throwing
your clothes, rather it is like peeling your skin;
you have become too much attached to them. But once
you know, once you drop one layer, you feel
freshness arising. You become new. Then courage
increases. Then hope. Then you feel more confident.
Then you can peel another layer. The more you peel,
the more silent, the more happy, the more blissful
you become. Now you are on the right track. Now it
is not very far off until you will throw the whole
- I would like the whole
world to be full with authentic art, throbbing with
it, living with it, because that is the only way:
through authentic art, real art, you transcend it.
If the music is real, soon you will move into
meditation, because the music will only give you a
little glimpse of meditation, nothing more.
- Put your whole energy into
meditation. Once you are centered in your being,
once you know the inner path, then wherever you are
you can manage to go to the center without any
difficulty. Even when you are dying, it will not
make any difference. You may be sick, it will not
make any difference.
- Meditation cannot be
taught, it can only be caught. I am meditation. If
you are available you can catch it.
- Meditation cannot be
purchased and no one can give it to you. You have to
achieve it. It is not something outer, it is
something inner, a growth, and that growth comes
- Objects must cease, mind
must become just a pure mirror -- a mirroring, not
mirroring anything -- just a mirror without any
object in it, a pure mirror. By dhyan, this purity
of the mind is indicated. So first, no object should
be in the mind. Mind must remain alone without
thinking about anything -- with no thought, just a
consciousness, just an awareness, just an alertness.
This alertness without any object is meditation.
- You cannot force
meditation, you can only create the situation. And
if the situation is created rightly, then meditation
- Meditation is object-less.
If you use any object, then it is not meditation; it
becomes thinking. It becomes contemplation; it
becomes reflection, but not meditation. This is the
most essential point to be understood. This is the
essence of a meditative state: that it is
object-less. Only consciousness is there, but not
conscious ABOUT anything. Consciousness without
being conscious of anything -- this is the nature of
- Meditation is not doing
something. But you cannot take a jump immediately
into non-doing. So I suggest that you make your
doing total. Move into it so deeply, and so totally
that suddenly the doing drops, and you alone are
left, just existing.
- To be choiceless is to be
in meditation. To be choiceless is to enter the
eternal. To be of choice is to enter the world: the
dream world, the divided world, the false, the
pseudo, the illusory world.
- Through meditation one has
to achieve a dreamless sleep with full alertness.
Once this happens, the drop falls into the ocean and
becomes the ocean.
- Mind is knowledge,
meditation is non-knowledge. Mind knows, meditation
experiences. Mind can only give you a certain
acquaintance but not the taste. If you want the
taste of the Tao you have to move to no-mind, to
- Meditation is the art of
transforming madness into Buddhahood. Meditation is
the art of taking you beyond logic and yet keeping
your sanity intact. Meditation is the greatest
discovery ever made, and I don't think there is ever
going to be another discovery which can surpass
- Because of watching your
breath and thoughts you have come to know now that
you are neither thoughts nor your breath, you are
the watcher, the witness. This is awareness. This is
what I call meditation. Once you have known this
awareness you are unidentified with your body, with
your mind. Now you experience a vastness inside you,
in one sense utterly empty and in another sense
overflowingly full. Because of its emptiness you
will remain calm and quiet. And because of its
overflowing fullness you will be creative.
- Buddhas can take you to
the boundary line of meditation and samadhi. That is
the only difference between meditation and samadhi.
If your mind has become utterly quiet and silent,
but only the master is there, then it is meditation.
If your mind has become so quiet that even the
master has disappeared, it is samadhi. The last
barrier is going to be the master. He will take you
out of the world, but one day you will have to leave
him too. And the real master will always keep you
alert that you have to leave him one day, at the
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Whatsoever you do with
awareness is meditation
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