10 Inspirational Meditation Quotes to Help You Get Motivated

Meditation has the ability to inspire you and uplift your spirits. A high quality meditation session can also leave you feeling empowered with a restored sense of self-worth and confidence. Then again, it is often difficult to get your mind to maintain its focus on a singular point, and consequently, your meditation can feel less fulfilling or rewarding. The use of meditation quotes, however, can help provide you with the boost you need to refocus your thoughts and enhance your meditation sessions.

Discover some of the most powerful Inspirational Meditation Quotes

Meditation quotes can be especially beneficial if you are going through a particularly difficult or stressful time in your life.

Using them can help you find that extra touch of inspiration you might need to get into a calm and relaxed state of mind. Below, you will find several inspirational meditation quotes that you can use to enhance your meditation and provide your mind with the motivation it needs to stay focused.

1.“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ~Jack Kornfield

2. “In meditation we are continuously discovering who and what we are.” ~Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

3. “If you want the rainbow, then you must have the rain.” ~Annette Hanshaw

4. “When you do things, then obstacles will come and you can go through them. Obstacles are a sign of success.” ~H.H. 16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje

5. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~Frederick Koenig

6. “In the state of acceptance you see very clearly what need to be done, and you take action, doing one thing at a time and focusing on one thing at a time. Learn from nature. See how everything gets accomplished without dissatisfaction or unhappiness.” Ekhart Tolle

7. “Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.” ~Jeremy Taylor

8. “You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars guides you too.” ~Shrii Shrii Anandamurti

9. “Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.” ~ Swami Sivananda

10. “What’s encouraging about meditation is that even if we shut down, we can no longer shut down in ignorance. We see very clearly that we’re closing off. That in itself begins to illuminate the darkness of ignorance.” ~Pema Chodron

When you are feeling down or stressed out and are finding it difficult to muster the energy to meditate, reflect on the significance of the aforementioned ten meditation quotes and allow their messages to inspire your spirit and fill you with motivation. Reflecting on quotes such as these can help you to regain your balance as well as the sense of calm in your life. Moreover, you can repeat these quotes to yourself any time that you want – in the car, at work, while you’re grocery shopping, etc. They don’t need to be used exclusively during a meditation session.

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Rachel, the owner of Your Best Meditation.com, is a traveler, marketer, and lover of adventure. She started meditating a few years ago, while living in Brazil, and has REALLY enjoyed the benefits of meditation since then. With regular meditation, Rachel reports feeling more calm, at peace, relaxed… and having a greater sense of “knowing”. That being said, she doesn’t always remember to meditate… … and is working on practicing more often. She finds that guided meditations help a lot, though. It can be really difficult to get still yourself, so having someone point you in the direction you want to take is priceless. When not meditating, Rachel has several other passions. Her interests range from reading, traveling, belly dancing, psychology, yoga, Toastmasters, and everything in between.

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  1. Nikki Kent says:

    #6 is my favorite ;)

  2. Nancy O'Connor says:

    I’m really feeling this image. It makes me want to go walk around a peaceful forest.

  3. tina smith says:

    i second that, nancy! meditation is amaaazing!

  4. sarah groden says:

    #5 is my favorite…really speaks to me.

  5. patti says:

    love these quotes! keep up the good work :)

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