Becoming the Lotus by Anton Temple

By Anton Temple

A scientific process stretching and Yoga postures resulting in the secure and comfy adoption of the Lotus Posture, together with a advisor to the symbolism and religious that means at the back of the Lotus Flower. colour pictures and illustrations.

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Hints • Avoid tilting sideways with leg raised. Try coordinating breath by exhaling as you move the thigh down. Be careful as your shoulders can pull harder than your hips can resist. You can also do both legs at once. The Graceful Seat Pose Start by kneeling on the floor. Have your knees/legs hipwidth apart so that the thighs are parallel with one another; separate your legs so they are slightly wider than your hips. Ensure that your knees keep facing downwards and that your feet still face towards the floor.

Adjust your position so you can sit erect. If your knee does not rest comfortably on the left foot then gently press down with your right hand. Hold the stretch 30 seconds or so and repeat. Never bounce your knee up and down. Repeat with the other leg. Do not worry if both knees do not rest on the floor or mat. Time will remedy that at its own pace. The Full Lotus Posture 40 Sit with your legs straight out before you. Sit on a cushion or folded mat to elevate the hips and allow the knees to sink through hip rotation.

Analyze later, meditate now. 47 5. You may have certain revelations. Again, acknowledge these and then bring yourself back to your point of focus. 6. A body part is sore or itchy. The first time you feel something in your body, just acknowledge it and bring your awareness back to your point of focus. Often, it will go away. This is caused by the meridians balancing their forces. "...

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