Saturday, January 8, 2011

Yoga Nidra: An Ancient Tantra Meditation Technique For Conscious Relaxation

Yoga Nidra has been known for thousands of years by yogis. Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. In Yoga Nidra, you leave the waking state, go past the dreaming state, and go to deep sleep, yet remain awake.
Yoga Nidra is a systematic meditation technique of providing a complete relaxation to the body mind. It caters to our deepest neurological, physiological and subconscious needs in a holistic manner.

It is an ancient Tantric meditation technique and is also known as "sleep with awareness" or "yogic sleep". It helps to provide a full body relaxation as well as enhancing deep meditative state of awareness.

Yogic Sleep is a very powerful and effective technique to achieve a total self-transformation and get rid of all negativities. It is very beneficial to overcome stress-related disorders and physical problems such as asthma, insomnia, hypertension, digestive disorders, depression, etc.

The word Yoga Nidra is made out of a combination of the two Sanskrit words "yoga" which means 'unity' and "Nidra" which means 'sleep'. It is a process of conscious relaxation. While the mind and intellect are in a state of relaxation, the awareness continues to function at a deeper level. Read more

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