Burmese StyleMyanmar style
We have many meditation positions: to sit, stand, walk and lie down. This guide focuses on the seating pose, the most frequent pose for your regular office, as it helps you to stay vigilant and laid-back. It is the goal of seated postures to create a equilibrium between uprightness and vigilance and relaxation.
We want to select a relatively simple approach when researching a seated position. The most important thing is what you do with your spirit, not what you do with your foot or leg. The Burmese style: Lower arms are crooked and the upper sides of both feets lie on the ground.
Knee should also be on the ground. Dependent on your agility, it can be a little exercise for the muscle to flex and start the knee to fall. Cushions under your knee can help. It is very easy to keep the torso straight in this posture.
It is slightly asymmetric and sometimes the torso has to be compensated to keep itself upright. Except it's simple for you, you can slightly hurt their knee trying to enforce it. If you are sitting on your knee, you can use a seizas that holds the load off your legs and help keep your back upright.
Now, some folks would rather kneel, without a cushions or benches, seated on their toes. When you are seated with your hip against the back of the seat, you can use a back cushions to keep your back upright. Your thighs should be slightly higher than your knee to prevent you from bending.
Hold your legs on the ground. When you are much larger or smaller than the " averages ", you can balance this with a pillow under your legs if it is smaller, or under your buttock if it is larger. You can hold your palms on your thigh, on your lap or on a pillow on your knee.
Sleeping is more of a problem, but there are ways to increase wakefulness while you lie down. Put your legs on the ground with your hands on your legs, your legs are not in contact. When you go to sleep, your knee bumps or falls away and wakes you up.
You can also hold one of your lower limbs vertically to the ground, with the elbows and humerus lying on the ground. Whenever your legs and legs can be lifted, we often suggest that your fingers be raised or lowered on your legs or on your laps. A small pillow can be placed under the folding hand for weight-bearing on the back, shoulders or back.
A different joint posture (a similar one used in Zen) is that the dominating arm is raised with the other arm, and the palms of the arms are also raised so that the ankles of both arms are overlapped. If you are right-handed, your right arm holds your lefthand....) The thumb touches slightly and forms an ovale that can lie on the upside-down sole of your foot when the batch is full.
Do not allow the fabric to collect behind your knee when you are crossing your leg, which inhibits blood flow. Normally you do this with your eye down, with your eye about two or three feet before you. Sleep on your paws? It is usual and natural for the leg to go to sleep as long as it does not take more than one or two minutes for the circulatory system to start up again.
If we get used to seated, our blood flow can be improved so that it will take longer for them to go to sleep. When you are seated cross-legged, you can change which feet are in front or up. A round pillow for meditating. The kappok is tighter while the buckwheat has more''give''.) A kafu lifts the hip, making the cross-legged position more stabil.
Zabuton: a quadratic or rectangle cushioned padding that can be placed under the kafu or bank to pad the knee and thigh. The Seiza bench: a wood seat that is used in the knee position and raises the seat so as not to squeeze the feet.