The contribution of Buddhism during the Sui
period has been considered as remarkable.
Buddhism was introduced into China during the
Han Dynasty; by increasingly becoming accepted
and encouraged by the Sui imperial families, it
created a unifying cultural force that morally and
spiritually raised the population from the plague
of several internal rebellions.
During the Sui Dynasty, Buddhism was
responsible for the rebirth of culture in China.
It is generally believed that the full lotus position
is the best position for meditating. The meditator
who is able to sit comfortably in full lotus is close
to the ground and is also in a very balanced and
The Lotus Position or Padmasana is a cross-
legged sitting asana originating in meditative
practices of ancient India, in which the feet are
placed on the opposing thighs. It is an
established asana, commonly used for meditation
and the asana is said to resemble a lotus, to
encourage breathing properly through associated
meditative practice, and to foster physical