Advanced Pranayama Techniques

This lecture will include the description of various advanced pranayams from the system of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.™ These techniques will include the following: (1) a pranayama meditation technique for treating insanity; (2) one for treating anxiety and inducing deep relaxation and one to do when you do not know what technique to do; (3) an 8-part pattern of inspiration and expiration that helps to energize the body, expand and integrate the mind, and awaken one’s higher consciousness; (4) a technique to stimulate the immune system that yogis discovered to help eliminate solid tumors that is best practiced after the 8-part breath; (5) a 16-part breath for regenerating the central nervous system and expanding consciousness and that can be used for correcting the deficits and damage due alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and traumatic brain injury; (6) a 4-part, 8-part, and 16-part unilateral forced nostril breathing technique to help develop a comprehensive, comparative and intuitive mind (7) a one breath per minute pranayam called the 20-20-20 breath that was taught to help eliminate and prevent heart attacks and for developing incredible endurance; (8) a left nostril pranayam specific for treating obsessive-compulsive disorders (9) a meditation technique specific for developing supernatural powers; (10) and lastly the “ultimate pranayam,” called Sodarshan Chakra Kriya, that can completely open and heal all 8 chakras for achieving enlightenment.

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David Shannahoff-Khalsa
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