Sitting Meditation Poses

Sitting Meditation Poses

 

When we decide to sit for “Meditation” one question that often comes to our mind is how should we sit ( which asana)  or “What Sitting Meditation Poses”should we adopt.

While we can practice Meditation in any comfortable positions as we feel, there are certain “Sitting Meditation Poses” also which are especially useful and helpful for quick results, maximum and good results in Meditation.These Sitting Meditation Poses also provide ease during meditation so that you can focus more on your meditation practice.

Let’s see these Sitting Meditation Poses one by one.

1)Sitting Meditation Poses: Pose 1:Vajrassana: Vajrassana is pose in Yoga,  in which practice of meditation can be done.This pose helps to gain control over mind quickly.Also, this pose offers relaxation and you can sit for longer sessions.

How to do Vajrassana: First sit with your legs in stretched position, then bend your right leg and place the foot under right hip.Similarly, bend left leg and place the foot under left hip.Now sit comfortably in between the two heels and keep your backbone erect.Keep both your palms on your thighs.To See Video Click Below(Video Courtesy: Jeanne Kim)

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Padmassana Pose

2)Sitting Meditation Poses: Pose 2: Padmasana(Lotus Pose):

How To Do Padmassna(Lotus Pose): First Sit cross-legged such that both the heels are on thighs and near the navel.

Click Below To See The Video

Video Courtesy: Gezond 10

 

 

 

3)Sitting Meditation Poses: Pose 3: Siddhasana:

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Siddhasana Pose

How To Do Sidhhasana: Sitting in the cross-legged positions is also called Siddhassana. This asana is helpful for the practice of mediation.

So the above mentioned three Sitting Meditation Poses are the best and most useful in your meditation practice and you should try to practice meditation in one of these three “Sitting Meditation Poses” to gain maximum results.

 

Also See: How To Get A Better Sleep

6 thoughts on “Sitting Meditation Poses”

  1. I have never found it comfortable to sit in a typical cross legged position, especially without a backrest, so it was nice to see some alternatives. I usually just give up on sitting and end up lying down, and then I end up falling asleep instead of actually meditating. The Vajrassana pose looks like it would work well for me. I’ll have to try it out.

    1. Thanks Shanna for a visit to my site.I am glad to know that you are already practicing meditation.If you find it difficult to sit cross legged you can do meditation in which ever pose you like ,for example sitting in chair,or lying down,it is pretty natural to fall asleep and do not worry about it much,what is more important is you have spent some time may be around 2,3,5 minutes before sleep for yourselves.

  2. This is a great article on sitting meditation poses, I don’t know much about meditation but I’ve heard people say that it’s good for you and that there are many positive effects. You stated that someone should sit in the Vajrassana, Padmassana, or the Sidhhasana to gain maximum results. This may seem like a silly question but I’m going to ask it because I would really like to know the answer to it. What are the maximum results?

    1. Thanks WMP for visit to my site,there are various positive effects of meditation,your mind should be also strong as your health to become something in life.you are sometimes not able to focus during meditation during early stages,and your mind wanders here and there,not coming in control of you, sitting in one of these poses helps .this is what I mean by maximum results.

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