Today we tell about the supporting materials (propsah), which help during meditation.
We begin with the usual of yoga mat . It provides an additional degree of softness makes it comfortable to sit on the floor, grass or sand, while protecting the fulcrum from the cold and moisture.
Instead of carpet, or in addition, you can use a blanket . A blanket can be put as a base or top of the yoga mat. Second blanket folded “tube” or “square”, to enclose a further buttocks. Try to use meditation wool rather than synthetic blankets, which electrify you, what could be distraction during meditation.
Bolster will be useful for people who have problems in the knees or the lower back, as well as persons with reduced mobility of the joints.
Cushion for meditation is a cloth bag flattened circular shape or a crescent filled buckwheat hulls, peas, or plastic balls. Furthermore, convenient and plane cushion meditation representing a square or circular seat. The size of this pillow allows you to get on with her feet. It provides support to the knees, removing the discomfort in his knees – one of the reasons for early exit from the meditation. Flat pad well with a pillow-ball or pillow, crescent under the buttocks.
Chair for meditation can be much more convenient pillow. Most seats folded compactly and easily transported, if you want to go to the seminar. Radical advantage over a pillow or folded mats that provides back support. Chair for meditation allows you to receive all the basic postures for meditation: Padmasana, Ardha Padmasana, Sukhasanu, Siddhasana. Some varieties of meditation chairs have special straps to secure the knee in a certain position. Typically, these chairs are valuable only for meditation Sukhasane. And this is important because if Padmasana and Ardha Padmasana has not yet received, there remains no other option as sukhasana. The same chair, of course, suitable for Padmasana / Siddhasana simply straps are needed.
For the convenience of meditation is also helpful to use a mask for sleeping (or bandage) on the eyes, especially if you meditate during the day or under artificial lighting. It is possible to use aromatic or cooling mask, which helps to relax faster. It is worth noting favor earplugs to separate themselves from the noise of the big city for long meditations. Many also used for meditation, incense and relaxing music.