Looking to restore your sense of calm and serenity? If you have already learned about the three gunas, you may be wondering how you can balance them. Luckily, there’s a powerful Kundalini Yoga Kriya you can engage in that is at once effective and remarkable.
The Kriya to balance the three gunas enables you to balance the rajas, tamas, and sattva. As you engage in this type of session, you may find that the heat rises throughout your body. For that reason, it is recommended that you practice in a cool, calm space.
In addition to balancing the three gunas, this Kriya boasts astounding self-healing properties and can help you feel refreshed and revitalized. If you have been feeling that things are out of sync recently, engaging in this simple three gunas Kriya is the answer.
Benefits of this Kriya
- Balances the three gunas
- Activates self-healing properties
- Improves levels of mindfulness
- Brings the nervous system into balance
- Balances the personality
How to do this Kriya
Ready to try the Kriya to balance the three gunas for yourself? Set aside between 31 and 62 minutes to try this sequence. You should find a quiet space where you can do it.
Start by sitting in Easy Pose, or any position that feels comfortable. Apply a light Neck lock (Jalandhar Bandh).
When you are engaging in the three gunas Kriya, your eyes should be closed. Focus your attention on the back of your eyelids.
Arm and hand position:
Ensure that your elbows are down by your ribs and push your forearms out in front of you. Your hands should be in front of your heart with the palms up and the right over the left.
When you are doing this Kriya, your hands need to be around 10 degrees higher than your elbows. Ensure that your wrists are straight and soft. Don’t bend them.
From your fingertips to your elbows, you should form a straight line. Additionally, you need to extend the thumbs out at the side of your hands. The fingertips and palms should be offset.
In your mind, chant the following Kundalini Yoga mantra: ‘Har Har Wha-Hay Gu-Roo’.
Breathe in through the nostrils. Next, bring your navel in and suspend the breath. You should be mentally chanting the mantra while retaining the breath. Imagine that your hands are encapsulated by a strong, powerful, white light.
Breathe out through your nostrils. While you do so, imagine that there is lightning shooting from each of your fingertips. Once you have completely exhaled, suspend the breath out and engage in the Root Lock , and mentally chant the mantra for as long as possible. Breathe in again and then continue.
You should practice this powerful Kriya to balance the three gunas for between 31 and 62 minutes. When you are new to the practice, you may want to choose the shorter period.
Ready to get started? The three gunas Kriya is an easy piece of Kundalini Yoga technology you can use whenever you need to do so. If you want to give it a whirl, find the right session space and follow the above steps now.