Ramana said, "What is
practice for the aspirant
is natural for the liberated
Once meditation "takes hold"
and a shift in perception happens,
when that startling wisdom that
is the supreme goal of meditation
suddenly appears, every moment
of life becomes a meditation,
every breath rides the waves,
hangs ten, and roars with
laughter at wiping out...
And people around Bob Rose's
age can hear the soft beat of a
Beach Boys' song in the background
of their every waking moment.
This is the meditative state; when
virtually all sensory input and
mental process is absorbed
in a joyful undercurrent of quiet
calm and confidence.
The "Great Ones" abide in this
state. But even a taste can
change a life.