In order to do meditation, you need a quiet room. Eating enough with about 2/3 stomachs, reduce the communication with others about life. Do not think about good or bad, does not follow the thinking about these ideas or those ideas. Please stop all operational artifacts of the mind, even the idea wants to become a Buddha should also have extinguished. This is true not only during meditation, but during all movements of the day.
You should start your meditation in the early morning wake up, before exercise and breakfast. If you choose to practice before bedtime will disadvantage because you will be more prone to manipulative or sleepiness during the day to remain in your head how unsettled thoughts. You should wear clothing with a soft cloth, spacious.
First spread a thick mattress about 2 inches square, put a pillow in the middle of mattress to sit. Without the meditation pillow, you can use a normal pillow and fold it. Put only a half of your comb in the pillow and keep back straight. There are many ways to sit, but for beginners can sit Burmese style, half-lotus or lotus. People who wear Western clothing is very difficult to sit half-lotus or lotus posture, you can meditate on a chair or sit with Japanese posture.
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Burmese style sitting:
The first and simplest is to sit is Burma style (Burmese posture), both legs are staggered placed on mattress:
Sitting in half-lotus posture:
Half-lotus position is the left foot on the right thigh. However, it can change, can put the right leg below the left thigh.
Sitting in full-lotus posture:
Full lotus position is legs locked together, first set right foot on the left thigh and bring the left foot placed on the right thigh. Drag your feet as close to the body as possible in order to sit longer. And put left hand to his right hand on top of two legs, or vice versa. Up two hands to the feet, fingers overlap, two fingers touching the belly button is located right direction, hips hugged elbow is.
Full spine upright, not leaning leaning left nor right, not bent forward nor leaning back, ears and nostrils straight with right shoulder where the navel. Tongue touching the upper jaw, mouth shut, eyes shut. This is the posture meditate properly, robust and most effective. However, the most important thing is the mind of meditation coordinates.
Japanese sit (Seiza position):
This sitting posture is sitting on a small chair, the chair legs to the feet. You can also use a small pillow placed on the legs and buttocks to sit on it.
Sitting On Chair (Chair position):
After sitting on the bench along the way with two feet on the carpet. Bo also can sit on chairs placed on the union. Back position just like sitting on.
It should be noted any kind of meditation does also have to complete backbone in standing upright, not leaning leaning left nor right, not bent forward nor leaning on the back, shoulders and ears straight with holes nose right where the navel.
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Breathe In Out from his meditation:
Inhale deeply through your nose and exhale through your abdominal distension gentle mouth. Closed lips, the lips and the teeth fit together, edged to the top. From now on only breathe through your nose evenly, gently not try.
The importance of the center coordinates meditate ie how to mind our bottom line no longer goes to her, all this place to other place. But we want to coordinate mind how? In principle, we have to reduce gradually the idea in the first gush, beginning from conception and the conception of an idea less and finally no longer a concept yet. Slowly, we are interested in more light and from the absence conception, natural outbreaks lucid understanding. No one thought in my head was the object of meditation. There are many different methods and France Breathing is an essential step, the primary lesson of meditation training.
The first step is to count the breaths to stay where breathing center.
Venerable About German taught as follows: “When the breath inhaled and exhaled countless, countless count 01. The breath inhaled, exhaled, counting 02 … Count to 10. Count back 10 finished counting 01, 02 and then to 10. it went back, back to the numbers 01 to 10 did. Do not look down, please pay continuous attention that counts, it’s easy to forget to do the trick. some people just count 3.4 breath is the mind has run away loss goal! count right and remember the count constantly, do not forget. it is difficult the trick, do not look down. Note, is counted as a “real breath” and not counted as “inertia”. counting real breath when counting, mind it fits neatly with the breath. count inertia is mechanically counting, counting under his idea, not unrelated to real breath at all. Two completely different to that! count under new real breath properly. Remember, when forgotten place, where they have mistakenly flipped back to the beginning. the purpose of counting the breath is the mind into the count, to let her breath from running wild heart.
Just count to 10, 01 to 10 nostalgic return so until you no longer see clearly forgot to count, the mind began to dwell. So we have been successful phase one, ie has overcome Book News Mon to start going on Options Immediate goal. After successful, we step through the next stage is to monitor breathing. Venerable About Germany to teach at the link:
Breathing is life, is vital capacity, is the focus of the activities of our bodies. Tam and our breathing is one: when we grew angry, breathing becomes panting, when our mind is peaceful feel comfortable, breathing becomes regulation and pleasant. So we need to regulate naturally breathing through the nostrils and focus on the sensation of breathing where the hara (abdomen below the navel), or is breathing into the hole where the two caps (only choose one ). This feeling is the basic purpose of meditation of us. When we think of something else mind, we should immediately call it back to the breath in and out. Where is the mind itself there.
Because each person has a different mind, so it’s hard to say there is a general practice that apply to everyone, so the Buddha taught many different methods for each person depending on inborn apply. Some of this method are as follows:
– Visualize: profound observation focus on a topic drawn in doctrine.
– Tri Notes: focus chanting the mantra composed of mysterious letters.
– Recitation: focus recite Buddhist amitābha.
– Meditation: focusing a koan or an early dialogue.
We list details some of the current practice of meditation as follows:
– Meditation At the time (Here and Now Meditation)
– Zen Buddhist mindfulness
– Tibetan Meditation
– Vipassana: Mahasi Sayadaw
– Meditation: Ajahn Chah
– Zen Soto (Even Screening)
– Zen koan
– Zen Dialogue First ..
But, no matter whether they are legal, the practice is also included sequences from a state of mind much less delusion about the state of delusion and single-mindedly, then slowly reached the heartless, then put his heart, have stopped endless line of thinking, the continuity of consciousness. Buddhist notion that thought constantly, endlessly, of consciousness, also called “the code member center”, ie mental delusions as ape running jump, the horse, there is already clouded harm Heart Truth loss, Prajna wisdom.
He should choose a suitable method for its radical, and the practice should follow the practice of the only concrete result that new. And though the practice under certain disciplines should also have a guidance teacher. This article is intended to guide a basic meditation for beginners who learn meditation.
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