Take a comfortable pose, preferably one of the meditative asanas2.
Adjust yourself and remove all sources of discomfort, so that you feel no necessity to move throughout the whole practice; it is far better to make adequate preparations now than to move your body during the practice. Close your eyes.
Practise kaya sthairyam for a few minutes3.
Be aware only of the body.
Make a resolve that you will not move your body for the entire practice.
Then proceed to stage 2.
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