Meditation benches are suitable for long meditations and for people with knee problems. They provide a straight erection and usually allow deep abdominal respiration due to a beveled seat surface. This helps you bring your attention inside and more easily find your middle.
YOUR GUIDE TO THE RIGHT SEAT SUPPORT
Comfortable seating is the basis for our mediation. Before the meditation begins, you should find a comfortable sitting position where you can easily stay for ten minutes. A comfortable one Meditation cushions supports you in this.
WHY A MEDITATION PILLOW?
Many of us find meditation difficult at the very beginning. The mind is restless and we can only sit still and find peace with difficulty. If it twitches, because the back hurts or we force ourselves into a too advanced sitting position, the mind cannot come to rest.
Notices: Yours Seat (whether on the floor, a chair or leaning against a wall) should never cause pain and your lower back should always be erected.
A seat or yoga cushion automatically helps you to improve seating comfort. It relieves the spine and the entire back. Above all, however, it ensures a natural erection of the spine, so that we do not pack up so easily. This creates more space in the belly area and our Breath can flow freer and deeper.
Once you have found a seating position, you should stay comfortably in it. But just as a beginner you will perceive your body in a longer meditation. Do not hesitate, but bring movement into the painful parts of the body. For example, gently loosen your legs and then return to the seat.
How can I find a suitable meditation pillow?
The most important criterion for buying a suitable pillow is yourself. Free according to the motto "How to cushion yourself, how to meditate", the appropriate meditation cushion can be decisive for the meditation being perceived as pleasant and coherent. Each of us has a own feelingwhen it comes to the seat. This sensation is related, on the one hand, to the flexibility of the body and, on the other hand, to the opening of the hips and the back.
The right pillow should support you with an upright and straight posturerelieve your pelvis and spine and create space to calm your thoughts. Your mind should not deal with thigh pain, hip problems or back during meditation, but should come to rest.
There are no criteria that apply equally to all meditators. However, there are a few points you can consider when choosing the right meditation cushion.
- Cushion height
- Cushion form
- Seat position
- Cushion filling
- Cushion colour
- Scope of application (meditating, yoga, sitting, therapy)
If you keep these points in mind, you will quickly realize how useful a good meditation pillow can be!