CHAPTER2

Basic Meditation Postures

In This Chapter

  • The most essential aspects of good meditation posture
  • The best ways to sit on the floor for meditation
  • Meditating in a chair
  • How to deal with physical discomfort while meditating
  • Standing, walking, and lying down for meditation

When you hear the word meditation, do you think about slim, flexible people sitting on the ground with their legs neatly folded into pretzel shapes? Don’t let that image stop you from meditating! Very few forms of meditation require you to sit on the floor. Most simply recommend a comfortable position in a chair, and even when a type of meditation has traditionally been ...

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