Importance of Posture in Meditation

Monk Meditating on Cliff

Posture in meditation is a fundamental aspect that determines the quality of any practice, it is the quintessential element that is often overlooked or considered irrelevant. In the Orient, body posture is referred to as “Asana”, referring to the environment in which a practitioner surrounds him/herself in and inclusively the posture that is adopted.


Introduction to Meditation

Buddha on Mountain

Mediation has long been the corner stone for many esoteric traditions, it is often referred to as ‘the daily bread’ in the sense that it leads the practitioner to a state of contemplation, a profound interior state of self-revelation that leads one to discover their authentic nature, beyond the human form. At the entrance of the Shrine of the Oracle of Delphi in Greece it states ‘Know thyself, then thou shalt know the Universe and the Gods” Meditation is the doorway to this occult (hidden) gateway that lies dormant within each and every individual, this has and will always be the objective of meditation, to provide individuals the means to discover their interior nature and the means in which to realise it. (more…)