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Lesson 247 - Nausea
Date: Wed Jan 12, 2005 0:18pm
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Q: I have been practicing now for just over two months and I am at the stage
of adding Mulabandha and Sambhavi to my spinal breathing. Over the last week
or so I have noticed a slight feeling of nausea during meditation, in some
cases this has persisted for some time after. Is this normal? Or am I doing
A: Queasy feelings during or after meditation are rare, but do happen
sometimes. Usually it will pass after a few sessions. If it doesn't, then
maybe back off on meditation time a bit until comfort returns. Once you have
found stability, you can creep the time back gradually, as desired. This is
a simple application of self-pacing.
Of course, it could be a bug in your body too, in which case it will pass as
your immune system deals with it. The procedure in sitting practices will be
the same. We don't force our practices when there is excessive discomfort.
I wish you all success on your chosen spiritual path.
The guru is in you.
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