Two Tips Concerning Mouths and Meditation

Tip #1

Don't meditate soon after drinking something flavorful or after eating—any residual flavors will get you salivating, and having to swallow over and over can easily capture your attention, especially if you're imaginative and start picturing the Buddha sitting there under his tree, benignly tonguing a grain of rice stubbornly wedged between his teeth.  Not conducive to focus, that is.  Not at all.

Tip #2

So maybe don't do that.