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Quotes Tagged ‘presence’

“It's extraordinarily powerful that we decide just to sit, not hang out or perch, but just sit on a meditation cushion.”

by Chogyam Trungpa
Tags: awareness, presence, sitting



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“The understanding of what you actually are is far more important than the pursuit of what you should be. Why? Because in understanding what you are there begins a spontaneous process of transformation.”

by Jiddu Krishnamurti from Think on These Things
Tags: allowing, presence, reality, transformation, self-improvement, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Think on These Things



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“Meditation is not about feeling a certain way. It's about feeling the way you feel.”

by Jon Kabat-Zinn from Wherever You Go, There You Are
Tags: meditation, feeling, presence, Jon Kabat-Zinn



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“Nowhere to go. Nothing to do. No one to be.”

by Unknown
Tags: presence, Unknown, non-being



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“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”

by Thich Nhat Hanh
Tags: presence, mindfulness, love, precious



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“The everyday practice is simply to develop a complete acceptance and openness to all situations and emotions and to all people, experiencing everything totally without mental reservations and blockages, so that one never withdraws or centralizes into oneself.”

by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Tags: practice, meditation, acceptance, openness, emotions, presence, ati, maha ati, dzogchen



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How you do what you do is more important than what you do.”

by Eckhart Tolle from Conversations on Compassion
Tags: action, helping, ambition, mindfulness, presence



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“Meditation is not about sitting. It is about stopping and being present, that is all.”

by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Tags: meditation, presence



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“Life is short. Instead of strengthening the habits of a wandering mind, let's train in staying present.”

by Pema Chodron
Tags: training, presence, life



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