Meditation - For Stress or Sudden Shock

(Aquarian Teacher, p. 442.)


Center yourself with three deep inhalations and exhalations (or by chanting Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo).


Posture: Sit in easy pose or in a chair with a straight spine, feet flat on the floor and with a light neck lock (Jalandhar Bandh). 


Focus: Look at the tip of your nose, the Lotus Point.


Breath: Deeply inhale and completely exhale as you chant the mantra.


Mantra:

SAT NAM, SAT NAM, SAT NAM,

SAT NAM, SAT NAM, SAT NAM,

WHA-HAY GUROO


Mudra: Relax the arms down with the elbows bent. Draw the forearms in toward each other until the hands meet in front of the body about 1 inch above the navel. Point both palms up and rest the right hand in the palm of the left hand. Pull the thumbs toward the body and press the thumb tips together.


Time: Begin with 11 minutes and slowly build up to 31 minutes.


End: Inhale and completely exhale 5 times. Then deeply inhale, hold the breath and stretch the arms up over the head as high as possible. Stretch with every ounce that you can muster. Exhale and relax down. Repeat twice.


Comments: This meditation balances the left hemisphere of the brain with the base of the right hemisphere. This enables the brain to maintain its equilibrium under stress or the weight of sudden shock. It also keeps the nerves from being shattered under those circumstances.

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