What happens in Shakti Chalana Kriya?
Shakti Chalana Kriya is a phenomenal practice. Most of the yogic practices that involve an element of breathing are aimed towards vayu or prana vayu. Vayu is the element – prana vayu is one of the pancha pranas. We are in a womb of prana, which is the atmospheric bubble.
Shakti Chalana Mudra describes the final stage of Hatha Yoga, often referred to as Kundalini Yoga. The term may be translated as the loosening of the power latent in one's innate nature by means of a sealed path.
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Shoonya meditation is typically done after a set of physical postures and breathing exercises and involves sitting with eyes closed and engaging in a process of conscious non-doing that purportedly creates a distance between ones self and ones body and mind.
Shoonya Intensive is conducted as a 4-day residential program at the Isha Yoga Center, India, at the Isha Institute of Inner Sciences, USA, and more occasionally at various other centers across the world.
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The program combines the dynamic Shakti Chalana Kriya (a set of powerful, purifying practices to enhance the flow of one's vital energy) and Shoonya Meditation, an effortless process of conscious non-doing.
Shakti Mudra can be practiced at any part of the day. But it is beneficial to practice it in the early hours of the morning. It can be practiced while in Tadasana i.e. mountain pose or even sitting on a chair. It can also be practiced while standing, sitting or lying down position.
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There are no specific recommended times but avoid doing the practice around midnight. It is recommended to do the kriya for at least 12 minutes a day for each session. It is recommended to do it twice a day for a period of 48 days or once a day for a period of 90 days to allow the practice to have its desired effects.
It is a tool to release one's identification with the body and the mind. Almost all problems at a psychological level are caused due to wrong identification with the mind. Through this practice, one can become untangled, and free from bondage with the body and the mind.
How do you practice Ksepana Mudra?
To practice ksepana mudra interlace the fingers of both hands and then release the index fingers. The index fingers are touching one another. The thumbs are crossed and the thumb pads rest, more or less, in the crook between thumb and index finger.
Helps the mind to withdraw the senses–reduces unnecessary mind chatter. Provides the required pause–needed for a change of perception. Greatly aids in bringing a distracted mind to attentiveness.
Gyan mudra, otherwise known as chin mudra, is a sacred hand gesture or 'seal' used to direct energy and maintain focus. Gyan mudra is one of the most important and well known mudras, found across Buddhist, Hindu and Yoga traditions alike.
Pulling up the muscles around the root of penis – Focus your attention to the root of the penis, the pubic area. Pull the muscles of the root of penis upwards towards the navel. These muscles are located around the urethral sphincter. Hold for couple of seconds and release the pull.