Before starting your Samayik or Pratikraman, finish all your other worldly chores, so that your mind does not get involved in those thoughts. This includes all the physiological as well as socio-economic matters. Select a quiet place so that you can concentrate. It is preferable that it has good natural ventilation, also it should have enough natural light. Wear simple, freshly washed clothes. Two pieces of white cotton wrap around are advised. Sit on a mat just big enough for one person. Clean the sitting place with a Rajoharan, or something else which is gentle to remove any bugs if present. Take care at all times, that you do not hurt any bug or insect.