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Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Pavitra (Philip Barbier de St. Hilaire)/English/On Meditation and Discipline/On Meditation and Discipline.htm
On Meditation and Discipline by PAVITRA I On Meditation Select a quiet and secluded place where you will feel secure and undisturbed for at least three quarters of an hour to one hour. Sit in a chair or an arm chair with he back resting or, if you prefer, cross-legged on a cushion or a carpet. A straight body is preferable but without strain. In fact posture is of little importance. What is important is to feel at ease so that the body can be rapidly forgotten. Recumbent position is not advisable, except in case of illness or incapacity, as it induces sleep. Always begin the meditation by an inner call or a prayer, an aspiration