Secret Mudra Pranayama Techniques
Pranayama for directing prana or cosmic energy to particular portionof the body
There are three portions of the lungs
1.lower,2.middle and 3.upper
corresponding tothree portions of the body
1.lower-ie from tows to the naval, 2.middle-ie from waist tothe throat and 3. from throat upwards.
We shall now consider the exercizes to consciously direct the prana ,the cosmic force orthe life energy to particular portion of the body by making a particular mudra(or theposture of the fingers)
The Posture:- The ideal posture is to sit in
which is described asfollows. Beginning on knees with body upright, gently lower down until you aresitting on your heels. If for any reason this can not be done ,then sit on floor incrossed legs, squatting position, if this also cannot be done with comfort then siton a chair or a stool with a hard and flat surface with the knees apart .Bring theheels together so as to have an angle of 45-60 degrees between them. Sitcomfortably so that your body weight is balanced on your buttocks. There shouldbe equal pressure on your buttocks.2.
Having achieved comfortable posture, close your eyes. Bring about reverentialattitude and joy in your mind and pray to the almighty God (Whatever idea youmay hold of God). Also thank the Great Master of your choice for bringing thissacred knowledge to you.3.
Now, with the feeling of
JOY, GRATITUDE and REVERENCE
in our mind,let us begin with