Krounchasana(heron pose) This is the heron pose. Start in dandasana, sitting with your legs stretched out in front of you. Sit in half Virasana, with your right knee bent and placed on the floor, your foot by your buttocks, toes pointing backwards. The inner right calf should touch the back of the right thigh. As […]
Patanjali Yoga Sutra – Vibhuti Pada What is Meditation? 3.2. Tatra pratyayaikatanata dhyanam| Tatra-there(in the desha) Pratyaya-basis or content of consciousness Ekatanata-continuity Dhyanam-meditation Uninterrupted stream of the content of consciouness is Meditation.
Through Meditation Future Pain can Be Avoidable 11. Dhyanaheyastadvrttayah| Dhyana-meditation Heyah-reducible Tadvrttayah-their modification The modifications of the kleshas are reducible through meditation.
Nada anusandhana – exploration of sound “OM” Nada anusandhana – exploration of sound”OM” – Closing the ears, nose and mouth, a clear, clear sound is heard in the purified sushumna nadi. Muktasane sthito yogi mudram sandhaya sambhavim/ Śrnuyad dakshine karne nadam antastham ekadhih// The Hatha Yogi, sitting in Muktasana, concentrated in shambhavi mudra, should hear […]
Mind dissolves in Samadhi Mind dissolves in Samadhi – As camphor burnt in fire, and salt mix in the sea, in samadhi mind dissolves into ‘Thatness’ Karpuramanale yadvatsaindhavam salile yatha/ Tatha sandhiyamanam cha manastattve viliyate// As camphor burnt in fire, and salt mix in the sea, in samadhi mind dissolves into ‘Thatness’. (Chapter -4, Verse […]
Manonmani (consciousness without mind) State Manonmani (consciousness without mind) – Manonmani is obtained when prana flows in sushumna nadi Sushumnavahini prane siddhyatyeva manonmani/ Anyatha tvitarabhyasah prayasayaiva yoghinam// When the prana travels in the sushumna nadi this state of manonmani (consciousness without mind) is obtained. Therefore, other forced practices are just laborious to the Hatha […]
Ending of Prana and Mind in Samadhi state Ending of Prana and Mind in Samadhi state – Activities of prana is annihilated, then mind is reabsorbed in samadhi. Yada samkshiyate prano manasam cha praliyate/ Tada samarasatvam cha samadhir abhidhiyate// When the activities of Prana are totally annihilated, then mind is reabsorbed in samadhi state […]