8/4 Segmented Breathing Meditation

 
 

Meditation Instructions

Posture

Sitting on the floor or chair. Spine straight.

Eyes

Eyes closed and focus on the 3rd eye (between the eyebrows and up one inch, this activates intuition).

Mudra

Hands in Gyan Mudra (thumb tip touches index finger tip and the other fingers are straight) Gyan mudra stimulates the ability to understand your inner knowledge and wisdom which invokes receptivity and calmness.

Breathing Pattern

In-hale in 8 segments (Ong Namo Guru-Dev Namo Ong Namo Guru-Dev Namo 8 parts)
Exhale in 8 segments (Ong Namo Guru-Dev Namo 4 parts). Inhale and exhale into little sniffs. The breath pattern is meant to relax you and stimulate particular nerves which activates the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve supports the nervous system.

Silent Mantra

tools to bring the mind into focus and connect the subconscious and conscious mind which brings change
Ong creative consciousness, Namo “I call upon”, Guru inner teacher, Deyv divine, Namo “I call upon”.
Adi Mantra, which is used to tune into your soul consciousness. Creates connection to the divine teacher within YOU.

To End

Inhale deeply three times and sit quietly for 2-3 min. and notice the experience you created, experience you.

©Madhur-Nain Webster
KRI International Kundalini Teacher Training Manual pg. 97