Rest in yourself
Learn to sit silently, doing nothing- just
sitting, resting in yourself, relaxing in yourself.
It takes a little time because we have been brought
up to be restless, we have been brought up by
people who have have been restless themselves. They
have poisoned us, they have corrupted us-not
Knowingly, not intentionally. They may have been
good people, they may have even tried to help you,
but they were unconscious, and unconscious
people cannot help, they can only harm. Inspite of
all their good intensions they are bound to harm.
They have made everybody restless, fidgety.
Everybody is also running, rushing, not
knowing to where, not knowing why, for what.
speed in itself has become important, as if had some intrinsic value.
A meditation has to learn to do only the essential and not to waste one’s
life in the unessential. A meditator has to learn how to relax, how to rest,
and enjoy rest. And slowly, one settles into one’s centre. And the
moment you touch your own centre you have touched eternity, you have
touched timelessness, you have tasted nectar for the first time.