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DESCRIPTIONit is about yognidra
- 1. Pranav Khawale BNYS (2 nd year) SVYASA
- The concept of yoga nidra was started by Swami Satyananda Saraswati
- Yoga nidra is a form of tantra
- It is not sleep nor concentration
- It helps open the inner chambers of the mind
- A set of asanas or 6-12 rounds of suryanamaskara can be used before yoga nidra.
- It is recommended to practice yoga nidra in shavasana.
- 1. Preparation
- Eyes closed, body is still.
- No effort to concentrate or control the mind.
- Mind is in a mood to relax.
- The whole atmosphere is charged with one type of powerful vibration.
- Body is in a state of relaxation.
- 2. Resolve
- A sankalpa is made.
- Most often recommendation is to resolve to awaken the kundalini that is in the mooladhara chakra.
- 3. Rotation of Consciousness
- Awareness is felt at each part of the body
- Start from right side, then to the left side of the body
- Next to the back side, then front of the body
- Next is body/floor contact
- 4. Awareness of Sensations
- Entire body becomes heavy
- Intensify the felling of heaviness and gradually relax part by part
- Whole body becomes light.
- Body is felt as it is a mass of cotton
- Alteration of heaviness and lightness
- Alternate feeling of heaviness and lightness
- Experience heat all over the body
- Experience cold all over the body
- 5. Rapid Visualization
- Quickly visualize objects as said aloud
- Do not think for long time
- If unable to visualize, it is alright
- 6. Chakra Visualization
- Awareness of Chakras in an order
- Mooladhara , Swadhishtana, Manipura, Anahata, Vishuddhi, Ajna, Bindu and Sahasrara
- 7. Concluding the Practice
- Become aware of the external environment
- Repeat the sankalpa 3 times
- Slowly open the eyes and sit up
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- Drug addiction and alcoholism
- Pain relieving
- Pregnancy, child birth and menstrual disorders
- Psychosomatic disorders Asthma, Colitis and peptic ulcer, cancer therapy
- Cardiovascular diseases Hypertension, minor and major heart attacks
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