Along with the use of postures (asana), breath control (pranayama), mantras (sound and thought vibrations) and mudras, another fundamental part of kundalini tantra yoga is the use of bandhas, or body locks. In the past, I have discussed the most important lock, the Root Lock, and how it’s clever use can greatly enhance any yoga practice. You will find that discussion in the article 5 Simple Yoga Tips to Elevate You Practice. Today though I am going to take the use of Body Lock exercises to the next level, and discuss the use of the advanced tantric technique, Triple Lock or Maha Bandha, for advancing your yoga expertise.
Maha Bandha, which literarily means the Great Lock, is the combination of Root Lock (Moola Bandha), Diaphragm Lock (Uddiyana Bandha) as well as Neck Lock (Jalandhara Bandha). Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Kundalini Yoga Maha Bandha
Anmol Mehta demonstrates on video the advanced Tantric technique Maha Bandha (Triple Lock), in conjunction with the White Tantra Yoga exercise Sat Kriya, to channel kundalini and sex energy up the spine for use by the higher centers.