(Last Updated on : 03/12/2016)
Meditation Equipments help to create a pleasant and meditative atmosphere. As one progress through meditation techniques
, he/she may find it beneficial to supplement the meditation
sessions with certain equipment that is specifically designed to make the experience more effective or more comfortable. Things like meditation benches to make sitting easier, music, candles and aromatherapy to create a pleasant, meditative atmosphere and to create a sacred place for meditation practice. There are many ways to enhance meditation experience.
It is a rare meditator who has mastered practicing while holding full Lotus
on the floor. The meditation pillow allows one to sit on it, slightly elevated, with legs crossed and meditate without any discomfort.
Padded Meditation Bench
Those who are not able to sit cross-legged prefer this padded meditation bench. Because of its design, it is easy on the back and avoids putting pressure on the legs and knees. The cotton
padded seat adds comfort to the meditator.
Rattan Meditation Chair
This graceful meditation chair is designed to support the back, arms, knees and legs. It is one of the popular meditation chairs that provide enhanced support to sit longer and more comfortably.
Fragrances have been an important part of rituals and meditations for a long time in every culture around the world. An aromatic touch to the mindfulness when one adds a few drops of essential oil
to a fragrance diffuser.
The candleholder adds grace and serenity to meditation. Many people say that candles lit in ones home pleases the fire elementals and brings good fortune to the aura of the house.
As with some individuals, where meditation is a large part of ones overall lifestyle, he/she may decide to invest in the remodelling of a specific room in the house to make it more suitable for meditation sessions.
People sometimes consider a mat instead of chairs and cushions. These mats are specially designed to cushion the body and make meditation sessions more comfortable. Some mats are designed to recycle and release body heat to keep the participant warm while they meditate.
Ambient sound is important for some people when they meditate. This is acceptable as long as the music does not become too distracting or intrusive. Consider using a sound of gentle rainfall or a small stream rather than heavy metal or rock music.