This is an interesting article explaining What is Meditation and How to Be in Meditation.
Sitting quietly is something that many of us may find challenging. Sitting comfortably is another. We offer several products that will help you sit comfortably – such as, Zafus, Zabutons, and meditation benches. Sitting quietly, on the other hand, will just take practice.
This is a good read for anyone who wants to understand the purpose for meditating and the beginning steps on how-to meditate.