The moon is as part of our life as water is. The question is how do we enhance our health and wellbeing by connecting to the Moon cycles?
The moon cycles are connected to feminine lunar energy of production and manifesting.
Each 14-day moon cycle (full moon and new moon) affects and guides our mood and mental health – have you noticed how you feel during full moon and new moon cycles?
The gravity of the moon pulls at the earth, causing rice and fall in sea levels known as tides and the cycle slows down the Earth’s rotation.
‘The Moon affects Earth in several ways. The first and most obvious is through the provision of moonlight, with a full Moon coming around every 29.5 days, and a new Moon following 14.8 days after that. Then there’s the Moon’s gravitational pull, which creates the ocean tides that rise and fall every 12.4 hours. The height of those tides also follows roughly two-week cycles – the 14.8 day “spring-neap cycle”, which...
The Five Koshas
Our body is made of several layers and bodies. The physical body is the one you see. The other subtle layers are experienced through breath, yoga, and the environment.
The Physical body is a tangible cover for the self. The skin is the permanent clothing to protect our physiology, which functions automatically. The advanced technology enables us to see the interiors of the body and understand the function of the body, but it does not help us to understand the subtle function of the body, such as Chakras, the meridian lines, and the Marma points. The unseen and sensory body enables us to connect with the intuition, the Chakras, the 11 bodies and the Koshas.
The Koshas are the one element of the function of your physical body. The knowledge helps to understand the Self.
The Koshas (five layers) are:
Annamaya Kosha - the food sheath
The Annamaya Kosha belongs to the physical body. The Physical body is one you can...
Mantra Meditation involves reciting or chanting a sound or phrase repeatedly. The chanting or reciting connects massages the brain when the tongue touches the palate and massages the acupressure points. These acupressure points connect the nerves to the brain.
Kirtan Kriya is one of the many meditations in which one chants, presses finger and thumb tips in sequence to make the connection to the brain and the heart.
Regular practice helps to:
The technique is easy to learn and practice and can be practiced in a group or own your own and family members.
The words SAA TAA NAA MAA are easy to say. To help you start, use a recording to become familiar. There are many ways to practice this simple and highly effective Mantra Meditation e.g.