15+ Funny Meditation Quotes & Sayings

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Meditation yields some serious benefits with many inspirational quotes on the benefits of meditation and mindfulness – just review BrainyQuotes of Thich Nhat Hanh. But, on a lighthearted note, I’ve collected these funny meditation quotes and mindfulness sayings for you to have a chuckle or share (a link to this page is appreciated). Laughter is the best medicine. It’s one of nature’s gifts that’s free to all, so enjoy the moment with these funny mindfulness quotes!

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Enjoying the funny quotes on meditation

Here are my best meditation quotes for lightening the mood. Some of these funny quotes and sayings apply to Yoga too.

Funny Meditation Meme about practising in silence

Yoga quotes

Here’s a little humour about being silent during yoga (one of those funny yoga quotes!) that also applies to meditation practice

Yoga police: “You have the right to remain silent!”.

Yoga is often thought of as a series of physical postures and stretches. But…

“Yoga is actually a state of mind”
The Yoga Bible.

The meaning of yoga or yuj in Sanskrit is “to centre one’s thoughts, to concentrate on oneself, or to meditate deeply”. When yoga is considered a physical exercise session only, this yoga quote does the trick…

One of the biggest, most sad, and least funny yoga jokes of all: Yoga is a physical fitness program.
— Unknown

Meditation Humor about Pose

You can do meditation anywhere. The pose is mobile…

meditation is the ultimate mobile device

Sometimes when sitting there meditating, your thoughts wander to things you could be doing right now. You struggle because you feel guilty not doing something while just sitting there. Think of this funny meditation quote:

Don’t just do something — Sit there!
~ Unknown

Meditation puns

When asked what gift he wanted for his birthday, the yogi replied:I wish no gifts, only presence”
— Unknown

Funny quotes about powerful benefits

Meditation is a natural ‘supplement’ for happiness…and we can say…

The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.
— unknown

Mindfulness Sayings on Modern Life

Mindfulness means being in the moment. When you’ve got a lot of work on, it can be challenging. For when you’re feeling overwhelmed

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
— Bertrand Russell


Let that shit go!

When changes are causing you concern. Try to lighten up with a little humour. Here’s a saying…

Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.
— unknown

When you’re carrying that past baggage in the ocean of life…

These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.
— Najwa Zebain

Jokes About Meditation

When you don’t know what you’re talking about…

Two men meet on the street.
One asks the other: “Hi, how are you?”
The other one replies: “I’m fine, thanks.”
“And how’s your son? Is he still unemployed?”
“Yes, he is. But he is meditating now.”
“Meditating? What’s that?”
“I don’t know. But it’s better than sitting around and doing nothing!”

When your mind is preoccupied…

Don’t let anyone rent a space in your head unless they’re a good tenant. — Anon

When you’re feeling blue…

Whenever you feel sad just remember there are billions of cells in your body and all they care about is you.
— Anon

Know yourself

When things don’t happen for ya…

In the pursuit of happiness, the hard part is knowing when you’ve caught up. — Unknown

Finding the time for meditation quotes

Relating it…

To earn the trust of your meditation, you have to visit it every day. It’s like having a puppy
— Chelsea Richer, media producer

There’s no busy schedule here…

There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
— Henry Kissinger

Everything counts

Again, when you think it’s not working out for you…

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
— Dalai Lama

Making peace

Reaching relaxation through the alpha state of mind and feeling joy afterwards…

Sorry for what I said before I meditated.
— Unknown

Meditation quotes about Google or Social media

When you’re looking for truth, avoid social media and the internet…

Meditation, because some questions can’t be answered by Google. — Unknown


Meditation: Because some answers can only be found on the inner net. — Shira Tamir


Check on yourself as much as you check on your Instagram.
— Anon

Inner peace and Mindfulness humour

Daily meditation is supposed to bring inner peace…

Come on inner peace, I don’t have all day!
— Unknown

Intuition and meditation humour

When you hear meditation is a conduit for intuition

Don’t roll your third eye at me!
— Unknown

More funny meditation quotes

I hope you enjoyed the meditation humour. I’ll add to these as I come across them.

Remember…the Irish proverb: A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.

If you like this list, feel free to pin…or use the meditation quotes for captions on Instagram.

Before you go…

See my article for beginners on techniques for meditation here. And get to know the different ways to meditate to find the one right for you, here.