• AN INSIGHT INTO CUDDAPAH SRI PARAMAHAMSA SACHIDANANDA YOGEESHWARAR MAHA SWAMI

  • Satguru Naatha Saranam Jaya Jaya - Sachidananda Saranam Jaya Jaya !

Meditation for all

BREATHING MEDITATION

2Daily we breathe 21,600 breaths in 24 hours.
One breath consists of inhalation, retention and exhalation.
We breathe 900 breaths in an hour.
So 15 breaths in a minute.

  1. Sit in any comfortable posture facing north.

  2. Keep your head, neck and trunk in an erect relaxed position.

  3. Close your eyes.

  4. Now try to fix your mind at the tip of your nose.

  5. Inhale and exhale your breath slowly and rhythmically.

  6. Mindful you inhale (breath in) and mindful you exhale (breath out). Keep your mindfulness at the point that comes to contact with your breaths. Do not follow the breaths.

  7. Train yourself in this breathing meditation for a few months. Practice makes perfect.

  8. Increase your duration of breathing techniques gradually from five to ten minutes and so on.

BENEFITS OF BREATHING MEDITATION

  1. It harmonizes the whole system – the physical body, senses and mind.
  2. It soothes the tired nerves.
  3. It purifies and calms the mind.
  4. It frees the mind from worries and miseries.
  5. Tension and stress is relieved. The whole day you would be active and do not feel tired. Can make quick decisions and perform your daily work well.
  6. Tranquility of body and mind is attained.
  7. Mind can be controlled after a few months of practice

MEDITATION AT THE TRIKUTI

TRIKUTI – The space between the two eyebrows.

  1. Sit in a comfortable posture.
  2. Keep your head, neck and trunk in an erect position.
  3. Close your eyes.
  4. Fix the mind between the two eyebrows (Trikuti).
  5. Visualize any desired religious or spiritual object at trikuti.
  6. Chant holy verses or words for 10 to 15 minutes. Increase your duration of meditation. While meditating and chanting simultaneously, you would experience many unnecessary negative thoughts. Acknowledge and reject the thoughts that divert your attention at the Trikuti. Then continue your meditation and do not give up hope.
  7. Practice good virtues such as patience, tolerance and perseverance.

SAVASANA

 

 

  1. Lie supine on the floor over a blanket with arms alongside the body as shown above.
  2. Stretch slightly the body to relax completely.
  3. Close your eyes or with open eyes, concentrate your mind on the different parts of the body from toes to the head. Concentrate for at least one to two minutes at the different parts of the body. For example, starting from toes, ankle, knee, thigh, stomach, chest, neck, mouth, nose, eyes, forehead and lastly head. This will take about 15 to 30 minutes.
  4. Feel and experience the body relaxation and the mind calmness.

BENEFITS

  1. Tension and stress is relieved.
  2. High blood pressure or hypertension is reduced.
  3. Insomnia is relieved.
  4. Tranquility of mind and relaxation of body.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRACTICE OF ASANAS

  1. Savasana to be performed either in the mornings or evenings.
  2. Perform when the stomach is empty.
  3. Allow half an-hour time between savasana and bath.
  4. Women should not practice during menstruation.