Monthly Archives: December 2015

Vasana ~ Conditioned Inclinations

http://somathread.ning.com/groups/yoga-and-tantra/philosophy-of-yoga/vasana-conditioned-inclinations * Vasana are the seeds of desires and inclinations, the vibrations in our being even before thought. They are the automatic tendencies that condition our behaviour and personality. They generate the habits that become stronger with repetition, and that

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Ujjayi Pranayama

UJJAYI Can be done sitting in meditation pose or lying, or even standing and going about your day…. Ujjayi involves both awareness of the breath as it moves and the actual physiological contraction of the throat muscles, at the glottis.

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Khechari Mudra

Khechari Mudra Very simple technique, used in conjunction with many practices. This is the Raja Yoga version…. (I am not covering the more advanced technique here – I don’t practice it…so…) While sitting in any comfortable meditation pose, turn the

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Hand Mudras

Some Hand Mudras Mudra means ‘attitude’, ‘symbolic gesture’ or ‘seal’. A mudra can be a whole body position, or relate to different parts of the body, but here I will cover some common hand mudras.  Basically the idea is that

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Shanti Mudra ~ Invocation of Peace

Shanti Mudra ~ Peace Practice This is one of my all-time favourite yoga practices..It is called Shanti Mudra meaning ”Invocation of Peace” or Prana Mudra meaning ”Invocation of Life Force”. It is a combination of a pranayama practice and a

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Mooladhara Chakra

”This is the level of awareness that is symbolised by the Biblical story of Adam and Eve after they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. That is, their ”fall” occurred when they lost contact with the deeper

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Swadisthana Chakra

”Where is the end to the desires of life? Can you ever satisfy your desires? Even when you reach the age of 80 or 90 and your body can no longer enjoy pleasures, the mind still dwells on them constantly.

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