Meditation – What is the Proper Position?

Numerous individuals who are new to reflection are worried about utilizing the right contemplation position, and need to be certain they’re doing it appropriately. This article investigates some basic contemplation stances, and assist you with concluding which is best for you.

Above all else, it’s imperative to acknowledge is that there’s no single ‘legitimate’ position for thinking. Contemplation is an exceptionally changed practice – there are a wide range of approaches to reflect, individuals think for a wide range of reasons, and correspondingly, there are heaps of various stances you can receive – which can all be extremely successful. So don’t get hung up on the possibility that you need to locate the ideal situation so as to figure out how to reflect, in light of the fact that this simply isn’t the situation.

Having said that, how about we investigate probably the most well known reflection positions.

Mainstream Meditation Positions


One basic position includes bowing on the floor with the middle staying upstanding. A few people sit behind them, though others sit between them. In the two cases it’s fitting to stoop on a cushioned surface, for example, a contemplation pad or delicate tangle, to make the position progressively agreeable and simpler on your knees. In case you’re not used to bowing, you may discover this position testing, as may individuals with knee issues.

Leg over leg

Sitting leg over leg is another mainstream position for ruminating, and it gives a decent method to keep your spine erect (which is significant in numerous contemplation styles) without putting a great deal of weight on your joints. Once more, it’s ideal to sit on a pad or other delicate surface.

Sitting On A Chair

Ruminating while at the same time sitting upstanding in a seat is a simple situation for the vast majority, and as long as your seat is strong, it’s truly agreeable as well. This is a particularly decent situation for the individuals who find that they will in general nod off in the event that they attempt to ruminate while resting.

Lotus and Half Lotus

The lotus position, in which the legs are crossed with the feet tucked facing the sides of the thighs, is presumably the most notable reflection position, and has practically gotten synonymous with contemplation practice. In any case, this is a troublesome situation to accomplish for a great many people, and it unquestionably isn’t important to sit in the lotus position so as to contemplate successfully.

The half-lotus a variety wherein only one foot is tucked facing the thigh. It is fairly simpler, and can be a decent situation to receive on the off chance that you might want to progress in the direction of accomplishing the full lotus position, however again it’s a bit much.


At last, numerous individuals decide to ponder while resting on an agreeable surface – this is here and there known as the cadaver position. It’s a truly agreeable stance for the vast majority, it is my undisputed top choice as well. The principle issue with pondering while at the same time resting is that it tends to be anything but difficult to nod off, particularly in case you’re drained or not so much used to reflection.

The above positions would all be able to be done with no unique props (other than a seat or pad), yet you can likewise get uncommon reflection seats which make it simpler for some individuals to keep up an upstanding position and keep the spine straight, without putting a ton of weight on the joints. So in the event that you get earnestly into reflection, you should consider attempting a portion of these out, however you positively don’t need to.