Sleep is the best meditation.
dzogchungpa wrote:As HH the DL says here http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20074531,00.html:Sleep is the best meditation.
futerko wrote:It would depend on; what kind of meditation you were doing (whether it will help you sleep or to wake up), and whether you can really function at work and/or meditate properly with less sleep, and any other personal quirks you may have.
I often lay in bed and "meditate" to get to sleep, try for some dream yoga, and then again briefly upon waking - but I will do ati guru yoga and breathing purification rather than a more formal outer sadhana.
duckfiasco wrote:It happens often enough that I wonder what other people do with these occasional situations where you have to choose between "enough" sleep and "enough" meditation.
futerko wrote:I guess you need to practice separating your thoughts from your "being distracted" - to let the thoughts go where they want without getting caught up in them and conditioned by them.
Hard to be more specific without knowing what type of practices you do.
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