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Let’s Sit #2

Black Dragon Meditation Stool

The Zafu A traditional Japanese round-pleated cushion which again raises the hips and tilts the pelvis so that the legs can rest comfortably, along with providing a firm foundation for the torso. Sitting on the edge of the zafu allows the knees to ‘fall’ slightly which further tilts the pelvic bowl forward, encouraging the spinal […]

What Do I Do With My Eyes?

eyes closed meditation

When discussing posture in meditation .. many people worry about .. eyes open or eyes closed? In some meditative traditions the eyes are closed during meditation; in some schools (such as Zen) the eyes are half-closed/half open and looking slightly downward; the Brahma Kumaris eyes remain fully open. Eyes are a real problem for Westerners. […]