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Thursday, May 23, 2013
GAYATRI MANTRA – THIRD EYE CHAKRA MEDITATION
This is a powerful meditation to awaken the Ajna Chakra or the Third Eye Chakra.
Mudras – two mudras are used - Gyan Mudra (tips of your index fingers and thumbs are touching, other fingers are extended) and Shambhavi Mudra (Eyes closed and focused at the 3rd Eye (Ajna Chakra),
Mantra - Gayatri Mantra
Om Bhur Buvaha Svaha
Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi
Dhiyo Yonaha Prachodayath
Throughout the meditation, chant mentally the Gayatri Mantra. As you chant, visualize it emanating from the center of your forehead, the Ajna Chakra.
At the end, inhale deeply. Retain your breath. Exhale fully. Rub your palms and cup them over your eyes to relax.
Savasana (Corpse Pose) or modified Child’s Pose on chair to relax.
Duration - approx. 11 minutes
Caution: Please do not over do and strain your eyes. If eyes get too tired, or you begin to feel dizzy, go back to simply closing your eyes then reapply the Shambhavi Mudra only after you have rested your eyes.
1. Opens the gateway for knowledge
2. Raises intellectual level
3. Removes obstacles from your life
4. Protection from danger
5. Purifies the mind, body and soul
6. Helps you focus and improve concentration
Sat Nam -- Cathi