Welcome to In Good Company, the place on the blog where we celebrate some of the worlds best loved meditators.
Let’s start with these two, Hugh Jackman and Yuval Harrari. They have different ways of describing their experiences, Jackman talks often of truth, god, philosophy and oneness. Harrari of seeing through the minds stories, information detox and giving the mind a break
Which other well known meditators do you love?
- Actor Hugh Jackman on finding peace through his twice daily meditation time, his ideas on religion, truth, philosophy and the eternal rest within. (5:00) Also, finding peace and restfulness even ‘when everything’s crap in your life’ (11:00) + cold showers, relationships and work.
“The activity of being a husband, a father—those are roles, too, but underneath them is the spiritual center that connects us all, and that’s what’s most important.”Hugh Jackman
2. Yuval Noah Harrari, author of best selling book ‘Sapiens: A Brief History of Human Kind’ discusses his views on life after Covid with the Financial Times. At 28:00 in, on being asked about his happiness Yuval shares his thoughts on Meditation as a means of detoxing from information overload, the good of going offline every now and again, giving your mind a break in order to start afresh and break the chain of infectious thoughts.