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Dry throat problem

General discussion of issues related to Theravada Meditation, e.g. meditation postures, developing a regular sitting practice, skillfully relating to difficulties and hindrances, etc.
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purple planet
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Dry throat problem

Postby purple planet » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:14 am

When i meditate my throat gets really dry - any solutions ? should i just ignore it ?
(i breath throw my nose not from my mouth)
Please send merit to my dog named Mika who has passed away - thanks in advance

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Ben
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Re: Dry throat problem

Postby Ben » Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:19 am

Have a small drink before you meditate.
If it continues - just try to maintain awareness of your meditation object.
If your throat is sore/dry during other times of the day it could be symptomatic of a cold.
kind regards,

Ben
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
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Re: Dry throat problem

Postby purple planet » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:04 am

thanks
Please send merit to my dog named Mika who has passed away - thanks in advance

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Re: Dry throat problem

Postby marc108 » Wed Feb 20, 2013 6:02 pm

"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."

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Re: Dry throat problem

Postby purple planet » Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:02 pm

Please send merit to my dog named Mika who has passed away - thanks in advance


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