Readings and resources of the Himalayan Yoga and Meditation Tradition.
What to do with the chattering mind? This is a perennial question in yoga. In this article, Randall Krause tells of his experience with his chatter while on a long silence retreat in India.
I heard a story about a great yogi of vast accomplishment and deepest inner silence, who always kept his television on in his room with the volume at full blast. One of his disciples found that the noise made it hard to hear the Master's voice. So, one day when the Master was teaching, the disciple gently asked the Master’s secretary to turn the T.V. volume down. In response, the Master, ferociously glaring at the disciple, said “Are your powers of concentration so weak?”