Siddhayoni Asana (Sexual Energy Sublimation for Women): Procedure, Benefits, Precautions

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The meaning of the word “yoni” in Sanskrit is ‘womb’ or the ‘source.’ Siddhayoni Asana is a special asana for women that according to the theory of Yoga, stimulates the sexual energy stored in the mooladhara chakra and directs it upwards towards higher energy centers. Mention In Scriptures The Siddha Yoni Asana is a female … Read more

Ojas (Reproductive Fluid Energy) – Meaning

Chakras and Energy

Ojas is an important concept in Yoga and Tantra. Its meaning is defined more on a subtle level of mind and body system than on a gross level. However, it is very important to understand its meaning because yoga, tantra, and modern practices such as no-fap and abstinence derive their benefits and strength from Ojas. … Read more

Amaroli Kriya – Meaning, Procedure, Benefits, Precautions

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Different yogic texts have different opinions on the practice of amaroli kriya. Hatha Yoga Pradipika in accordance with the Khandakapalika sect (a Shaiva sect) considers amaroli as the practice of drinking the midstream of urine. However, Shiva Samhita mentions that amaroli is the practice of withdrawing the seminal fluid by the male from the female … Read more

Shambhavi Mahamudra Kriya – Steps, Benefits, Secrets & Precautions

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Shambhavi Mudra or Shambhavi Kriya or Shambhavi Mahamudra is also known as bhrumadhya drishti, i.e., gazing at the eyebrow centre. The word Shambhavi here denotes the creative potential of consciousness. In yogic literature, Shiva is called Shambu, and Shambhavi is used to stir or awaken that Shambu. Shiva or Shambu is synonymous with supra-consciousness, heightened … Read more

Shiva Lingam: The Cosmic Consciousness

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Chapter Four of Hatha Yoga Pradipika is on the topic of Samadhi. It opens with its first verse praising Lord Shiva. Its 42nd verse talks about Shiva lingam. As we all know Shiva lingam is considered to be a symbol for many things. First, let’s understand the definition of the word: Definition Lingam is a … Read more

Khecarī mudrā – Instructions, Procedure & Warnings

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In the previous article, we have described the basics of Khechari mudra & its benefits. In this article, we’ll learn more about this mysterious mudra and its working principles. Besides all the allegorical praise that we offered in reverence to Khechari mudra previously, it is a highly important technique for the practice of the more … Read more

The ancient system of Yoga: Introduction

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The true origins of the ancient system of Yoga go beyond civilizations. The present shape of it was developed from Vedic texts and Buddhist influences. Its earliest mention is found in the texts of Rigveda. From the 20th century onwards, yoga became available to a greater number of people due to newly published books, discourses, … Read more