Do yoga after mediation?

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Do yoga after mediation?

Postby dxcore35 » Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:22 pm

I have one main question ;)

    1. Should I do yoga exercises after meditation? + why
    2. Should I do yoga exercises before mediation? + why

Thank you for clear answers!

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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby heart » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:02 pm

dxcore35 wrote:I have one main question ;)

    1. Should I do yoga exercises after meditation? + why
    2. Should I do yoga exercises before mediation? + why

Thank you for clear answers!


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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby Ayu » Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:27 pm

Yes, what you should do, i cannot say.

But for me, doing yoga before meditation was better. Because the nerves got prepared and calmed down before i sat and concentrated.
Second reason: my yoga teacher told, it is adverse to drink or eat until half an hour after asanas. So it was a good timing to do half an hour of meditation after asanas - and then have a cup of tea. :smile:
Now i fail to do yoga-asanas since years because i'm calm enough... But would be good for the body to start again... :yinyang:
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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby lobster » Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:43 am

Thank you for clear answers

Do yoga as meditation
and meditation before and after. :smile:

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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby Roland » Sun Jun 02, 2013 4:15 am

I heard that yoga was originally created as a preparation for meditation, or as a form of meditation itself. The "corpse pose" done at the end of a yoga session is a meditation.

I've found it most beneficial before meditation.
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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby dude » Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:32 pm

I strongly recommend it, any way it works for you; before during, after, all of the above....
It's how I started. In fact I practiced the yoga asanas (positions) before I started meditating.
I think it's really helpful, especially in the beginning stages of meditation practice.
It was for me.

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Re: Do yoga after mediation?

Postby Ayu » Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:13 am

dude wrote:I strongly recommend it, any way it works for you; before during, after, all of the above....
It's how I started. In fact I practiced the yoga asanas (positions) before I started meditating.
I think it's really helpful, especially in the beginning stages of meditation practice.
It was for me.

Because yoga positions work on the glands and calm the nervous system. The benefit is not only immediate but long-term.
"We're fascinated by the words–but where we meet is in the silence behind them."
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By this constructive act, may we quickly actualize ourselves as Guru-Buddhas
and thereafter lead to that state all wandering beings, not neglecting even one.

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