posture arousing mantra shakti is known as Asan.
Asan is very useful to acquire Sidhi. Even fat persons can practice
it. Place one heel at the anus and keep the other heel at the root of
feet or legs should be so arranged that the ankle joints should touch
each other. Hands should be placed straight on the knee joints. Sit
for 15 minutes with closed eyes concentrating on God. This asana is
useful in curing rheumatism and keeps the mind and body in order. The
eyes must be focused if not closed, on the space between eyebrows (Trikuti).
the right foot on the left thigh and then carefully bring the left foot
on the right thigh. This is the physical position for the spiritual
process. One must press the tongue against the teeth and chin against
heart. The sight should be focused on the tip of the nose. Breathing
should be slow. It destroys diseases.
removes all diseases, purifies the Nadis, steadies the mind in concentration,
improves digestion and increases the appetite. It helps awaken the Kundalini.
Sit in Padma or Siddhasan. Close the right nostril with the thumb. Draw
in the air very slowly through the left nostril.
do it like wise with the right nostril. Retain the air as long as you
can comfortably. Then exhale very slowly, through the nostril after
removing thumb or finger. Do twenty rounds in the morning and twenty
in the evening. Increase it gradually.
involves steady gazing at a particular point or object without blinking
to increase concentration. It is a very effective method to control
the mind, improve the eyesight, and develop will power. It can be done
by concentrating one's attention on a black or white dot on the wall,
a picture or on AUM, etc.
or Deity should be kept in one's mind while reciting the mantra. Each
mantra has a tremendous force and draws maximum benefit.
can be performed in three ways :
Vaikhari (Verbal) by speaking loudly.
is performed with fire in accordance with prescribed rituals.
in Meditation :-
lights are manifested during meditation. In the beginning a bright light
of the size of the pin point will appear in the forehead in the trikuti,
which is called the 'Ajna chakra'. Different lights are seen when eyes
are closed. These lights appear in mental space, and are tantric lights
having it's specific colors. Frequently it is combination of white and
yellow but red and blue lights are rarely seen. Initially small balls
of light are seen which later become dazzling lights.
The lights become stable with advancement of meditation. Also at higher
stages of meditation figures as sadhus or other physical forms are seen
in stable light. One should not pay much attention to these figures
and should concentrate on the ultimate goal only. These are simply to
make one convience that there is existence of God and super physical
and meta physical realities. This is 'sadhana shakti'. If carried out
with faith, one can achieve marvelous results, get siddhi and can benefit
both the one self and the mankind.