eccentrick1 asked: how do I stretch, to prepare for full lotus, safely? how do I get into that position correctly? I think I might be hurting the tendons of my knee, I can sometimes hear a soft pop as I do my stretches.
Great question! Here are two resources I think will help:
Additionally, here’s an article titled “Preparing for Meditation: Sitting Still." If you’re looking to do a longer sit, I would recommend the kneeling or seiza posture which is mentioned in that article.