The Becoming of the Spirit

Samadhi

The euphoria attached to Samadhi is beautiful. It is many times addicting too. The student knows his limitations so he could easily get out. Once or twice in this lifetime is enough. To chase it could lead to a painful downfall. He needs to come back so he could share this wondrous spiritual journey.

The Nadi Shodhana and Developing a Satvic State of Mind | Cleanse, Purify, Ascend | Progressive Lesson – Basic to Advanced Practice

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Finally, we must learn how to breathe through the Union of the Soma and Kundalini. There are actually two places where we could do this practice. One is inside the heart and the other one occurs through the third eye. Feel the inspiring of the breath open the space of the heart and allow it to melt and relax through each exhalation. When we breathe through the heart, the mind and breath are calm and balanced.

Ujjayi Pranayama | Principles and Benefits | Programme for Developing the Breath

In a functional perspective, the goal of pranayama is to refine and make the natural breath healthier, balanced and more efficient. Pranayama purifies the Nadis so that the prana (life force) can freely flow through them, nourishing and recharging our vital organs. Further still, deep and meditative pranayama stills and calms the mind in preparation for the state of Samyama (concentration, meditation and absorption).

Developing a Home Practice: Tools to Get You Going

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The bandhas manifest within the first two years of consistent and progressive practice. A programme consisting of coherent elements is also essential. The body must be handled firmly but carefully. A beginner’s sore is fine but should never cause pain and damage.

Ojas: The Essence of Longevity and Vitality

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The brain and the vital inner organs get most of the energy to sustain their healthy function. This leads to the drying out of our essential fluids, nutrients and tissues, including the Ojas. Yoga is one of the many disciplines which teaches us the various techniques of slowing down the depletion of our vital tissues.

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