Meditation for Beginners
Basic Meditation TechniqueStep #1
Start by adjusting your sitting position. If you sit on the floor, sit cross-legged, right leg over the left, right hand over the left hand, palms up, your right index finger gently touching your left thumb. Place both hands on your lap comfortably, your head and back erect.This sitting position is called Peace Position. If you feel uncomfortable in this position, you may sit on a chair or sofa. Adjust your position until you feel completely comfortable and so that the blood will circulate freely and you breathe naturally.Gently close your eyes comfortably, as if you were going to sleep. Do not squeeze your eyelids and do not shut them forcefully. Close them slightly. Do not close them tightly. Sit with a smile on your face.Next, take a deep breath. Inhale and exhale a few times. Breathe in deeply until you feel the air pass through your lungs and reach the middle of your abdomen. Imagine that each cell in your body is fully taking in the feeling of happiness and joyfulness.Then slowly breathe out through your nostrils. Breathe out all your worries, stress, tension and negative feelings. Take a moment to let go of all the responsibilities related to work, loved ones, family, study, and everything else.
Basic Meditation Technique Step #1
Start by adjusting your sitting position. If you sit on the floor, sit cross-legged, right leg over the left, right hand over the left hand, palms up, your right index finger gently touching your left thumb.Dhamma Articles > Meditation Articles and Techniques > Meditation for Beginners
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