Sitting in a meditation posture for long periods of time can be challenging. Use this instruction to find ways to stay comfortable while learning a meditation practice.
Bodhichitta is the heart felt attitude of aspiring to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings. It is good to begin a meditation with this intention. Listen to this short aspiration prayer.
Mindful Breathing Technique
This breathing style of inhaling and exhaling - equally- to the count of five seconds, aligns your heart rhythms to your breath. It increases your mind ~body connection and creates a space for a deep meditative experience.