Basic Meditation Posture 

WHAT IS THE BEST ASANA POSTURE FOR KRIYA YOGA MEDITATION PRACTICE?

Asana prescribes the necessary correct posture for yoga meditation. Though many variations have evolved, the essential basics are a steady body with straight, erect spine; chin parallel to the ground; shoulders back, chest out, abdomen in; and eyes focused at the Kutastha center between the eyebrows. The body must be still and unmoving, without strain or tension. When mastered, the correct posture or asana becomes as expressed by Patanjali, “steady and pleasant.” It bestows bodily control and mental and physical calmness, enabling the yogi to meditate for hours, if so desired, without fatigue or restlessness… 

~ Paramhansa Yogananda 

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