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Sound Meditation technique to hear the soundlessness

Sound meditation is the art of hearing just listening doing nothing. This technique can be done in different ways but the essence of all sound meditation techniques is to develop the art of hearing with mindfulness and the awareness to hear the soundlessness.

The sound meditation technique is a very subtle science. You have to train your ear and mind feel attunement with the sound. Forget everything else. Become the sound. You have to feel harmonious with sound.

This technique can be done anywhere. Sounds are everywhere the whole universe is full of sound anywhere you will go sounds are there you may be in crowded place or in caves of  Hills when you feel that it is a very peaceful place no noise to disturb there is also the sound with the low-frequency low volume you feel harmonious with it. That is why you feel good when you listen to music because music is harmonious sounds. Indian classical music consists of so many Ragas. There are different ragas for every step of time. Ragas developed for meditation. You feel calm if a sound is musical, harmonious so in Yoga have made many experiments with sound and music to develop so many meditation techniques based on sound and music.

There are two stages of  30 minutes each-

Try to hear the sounds all around you-

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Sound Meditation technique to hear the soundlessness

Sit in comfortable posture, cross your legs, close your eyes . Your back and neck should be in straight position and no strain in any part of the body .You have just to listen to the sounds all around yourself . Listening to the voice of birds , sound of vehicles passing on the roads , the wind passing through the trees or some musical sounds , just hearing with full mindfulness with full awareness and not start thinking about sounds , just listening , doing nothing and after few weeks of practising it you will feel that you are becoming more peaceful and great peace starts falling on you and you are becoming fresher energetic and joyous and you will hear the soundlessness.

Try to hear the sounds within yourself –

Now you have to focus your awareness towards within yourself with soundlessness you have to move within yourself now you have to try to listen to the sounds of your breath and be aware of breath in and out do it for 10 minutes and that become fully dumb and deaf and suddenly you will find that you are aware of yourself now you will feel soundlessness and there are no thought no sound that is the state of super consciousness . Now you can hear your inner music that is called anhad naad the true music the music of God.

Regular practice of sound meditation heals your mind and body heals the flowing of energy among all chakras of the body and your body works in a harmonious way. you will feel more energetic more peaceful and joyous and you can overcome over many mental disorders like anxiety insomnia and can live a more successful life

 


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Do you eat fruit flavored yogurt? When we here the word YOGURT, we often think of health food. However, that isn’t always the case. Would it surprise you that regular, fruit flavored yogurt is equivalent to 2.7Krispy Kreme doughnuts?

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Trataka Meditation technique for mind power and peace

Trataka is gazing at a candle flame, mirror or picture without blinking the eyelids with mindfulness.There should not be passing a single thought in your mind there should be the full concentration of mind at the object of Trataka Meditation.

Trataka is one of the six techniques of Hath yoga.There are six cleansing techniques in Hath yoga pradipika these are following six techniques

1.Dhauti

2.Vasti

3.Neti

4.Neuli

5.Trataka

6.Kapalbhati

First, four techniques related to cleansing the body.These yoga practices remove various impurities from different parts of our body and develop physical strength and healing power in our body and make our body resistant to any infection or disease.

Trataka and kapalbhati is related to cleansing the mind.Trataka develop a concentration of mind and makes our mind thoughtless when you will attain the state of thoughtless then special mind power will generate within yourself and you will feel eternal peace joy and happiness.

Candle flame Trataka Meditation technique-

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Candle flame Trataka Meditation technique

Sit in a comfortable posture it may be sukhasana half Lotus or full Lotus asana cross your legs and place on each other your back and neck should be in straight and in a relaxed position. Now light a candle and place it about 3 feet away from your eyes in front of you. Start gazing at candle flame without blinking your eyelids with full Mindfulness.

There is the presence of mind is the main part of Trataka you have to cease all your mental distractions thoughts and feelings. When you start gazing without blinking your eyelids mind stopped thinking and after some time of practice, you will realize that there is no thought at your mind for some time. Your mind has become thoughtless. Do it regularly and gradually increase the duration of practice in starting you will feel some irritation in your eyes and water in your eyes then close your eyes for few minutes and start again. After few weeks of practice you will be able to do it for about 30 minutes but if you feel severe discomfort in starting or if you have weak eyesight then don’t do it it may be harmful to you.

Practice Candle flame Trataka regularly mornings is the best time for practicing it but you can do it in evening but try to do it same time and at same place regularly

Do it with empty stomach otherwise, you can do it after 5 hrs of taken your meal. Do simple Pranayama like anulom vilom pranayama these are simple breathing exercises do it before practicing Trataka it will bring your mind.

By regular practice of Trataka practitioner develop Devine glow and will power by that he can hypnotize anyone easily and it’s practice improve the concentration and memory and a divine radiant glow will be on your face and hypnotic glow will be in your eyes anyone who will look into your eyes will come under your hypnotic power and you will attain the state of unconditional love joy peace and happiness .