Preparing the Mind and Body for Peaceful Meditation
Sitting Comfortably is a complete guide to setting up an enjoyable long-term meditation practice, to ease anxiety, relax the body and boost wellbeeing.
Swami Saradananda shows you how yoga preparation, breathing and adapting postures can help to strengthen the body to be able to maintain a comfortable sitting meditation. She invites you to understand how the mind can easily be distracted, and physical discomfort can often be this distraction in disguise.
This is the onnly book to focus on the physicality of a formal meditation practice, helping prepare the body for the mindful practice of meditation, so that mind and body are in synchronicity. Whether you are a student of mindfulness or Buddhism, a yoga practitioner or simply wishing to boost your wellbeing through meditation, this book will help you to overcome obstacles to your practise.
Sitting Comfortably illustrates the key stretches, yoga poses and breathing exercises (pranayama) to help you sit comfortably, outlines diet and lifestyle tips and much more. With evocative artwork, serene photography and step-by-step guidance, it is the ultimate guide to preparing for a sustainable meditation practice.
Format: 16,2 x 23,5 cm