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Be Aware of Timelessness Through Meditation

Be Aware of Timelessness Through Meditation

You can learn to take your awareness into the region of timelessness at will–meditation is the classic technique for mastering this experience.

In meditation the active mind is withdrawn to its source; just as this changing universe had to have a source beyond change, your mind, with all its restless activity, arises from a state of awareness beyond thought, sensation, emotion, desire, and memory. This is a profound personal experience.

In the state of timeless or transcendent awareness, you have the sensation of fullness. In place of change, loss, and decay, there is steadiness and fulfillment. You sense that the infinite is everywhere. When this experience becomes a reality, the fears associated with change disappear; the fragmentation of eternity into seconds, hours, days, and years becomes secondary, and the perfection of every moment becomes primary.

Now that mediation has entered mainstream Western cultural experience, researchers have applied scientific measurements to the subjective experience of silence, fullness, and eternity. The most fascinating aspect of this research is that the biological process of aging itself does not have to be manipulated; the desired results can be achieved through awareness alone.

At a quantum level, physical events in space-time such as heartbeat and hormone levels can be affected simply by taking the mind to a reality where time does not have such a powerful hold. The new paradigm is showing us that time has many levels and all are available to us in our own consciousness.

 

Adapted from Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, by Deepak Chopra (Three Rivers Press, 1998).

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Deepak Chopra

Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D. continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Chopra is known as a prolific author of over 49 books with 12 best sellers on mind-body health, quantum mechanics, spirituality, and peace. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra's books have been published in more than 35 languages with more than 20 million copies in print.

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6:56AM PDT on Nov 2, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

1:26PM PDT on Nov 1, 2012

thank you!!

10:55AM PDT on Nov 1, 2012

thanks.

1:14AM PDT on Oct 31, 2012

thanks for sharing

1:11AM PDT on Oct 31, 2012

Thanks for sharing and reminding us the importance of meditation, breathing, taking time out. So very important in our daily lives with all the world around us changing so rapidly.

4:30PM PDT on Oct 30, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

7:25AM PDT on Oct 30, 2012

East meets West....about time!

7:23AM PDT on Oct 30, 2012

I just can't get into mediation but thanks for the reminder. I will keep trying. My Doctor told me to try mediation so I probably really need it.

9:55PM PDT on Oct 29, 2012

In the words of the immortal Groucho Marx --- "Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana."

4:37PM PDT on Oct 29, 2012

:)
Well stated, Charles!
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