Learn to control Stray Thoughts

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Learn to control Stray Thoughts

Even though you all have used the term stray thoughts, the truth is that in meditation any thought that is not the one yo are meditating on is a stray thought. It is one of the chief blocks and hardest to overcome. All meditators, when they sit down and meditate, are bombarded by thoughts from all directions. The same is with us when we sit for a work. Thoughts are in separable from the mind just like waves from the sea.

Just like sea is not sea without waves, mind is not mind without thoughts

The natural state of mind is like the quiet, expansive sea. Thoughts are like waves. They can be tidal at times. Restlessness can be compared to a sea storm. Laziness is like the floating ship that has its engine shut down and is simply moving in the direction of the wind.

The remedy is quite simple, do not react at any thought, just drop it and get back to your point of meditation. Treat all thoughts with equal indifference. Do not examine or place any importance on any thought. Use mindfulness and alertness to detect the thought at the point of emergence and drop it that very moment. As you continue to practice your meditation with mindfulness and vigilance, thoughts not only become feeble but almost stop emerging after a certain point. In that supreme quietude, when you continue your meditation with awareness, you inevitably experience transcendental bliss.

Govind Vedaprakash Shandilya
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