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Cyclic Meditation.ppt

  1. 1. <ul><li> </li></ul>MANDUKYA KARIKA STABILISE RELAX STIMULATE RECOGNISE
  2. 2. CYCLIC MEDITATION <ul><li>Concept of stress. </li></ul><ul><li>Stress induced problems and management. </li></ul><ul><li>Concept of stress and its management in yoga. </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulation – Relaxation combine. </li></ul><ul><li>A holistic life style for effective stress management. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Irrespective of the cause of stresses <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul>All these changes under <ul><li>Autonomic nervous system </li></ul><ul><li>Endocrine system </li></ul>
  4. 4. Three cardinal principles of yoga <ul><li>Relax the body </li></ul><ul><li>Slow down the breath </li></ul><ul><li>Calm the mind </li></ul>
  5. 5. STIMULATION - RELAXATION <ul><li>Machines have replaced manual labour </li></ul><ul><li>Calculators and computers in modern age </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced the necessity for thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Has led to mental lethargy in most workers of the developed countries also </li></ul>
  6. 6. Solution contained in the most profound and shortest among <ul><li>Upanishads. </li></ul><ul><li>Mandukya Upanishad. </li></ul><ul><li>Two fold process of Sadhana. </li></ul><ul><li>Series of successive stimulations and relaxations that can solve the complex problem of the mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Help to release stresses at deeper and deeper levels. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE SEQUENCE OF PRACTICE <ul><li>Instant Relaxation Technique [IRT] </li></ul><ul><li>Standing up for Tadasana from left side. </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxation and centring in Tadasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Ardhakati Cakrasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Pada Hastasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Ardha Cakrasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Coming down to Savasana from right side. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Quick Relaxation Technique [QRT] </li></ul><ul><li>Raising up straight (with the support of elbow and palms) </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxing in leg stretch sitting pose. </li></ul><ul><li>Vajrasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Sasankasana and return to Vajrasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Ustrasana or Ardha Ustrasana. </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxing in leg stretch sitting pose. </li></ul><ul><li>Going straight back (with support of elbows and palms. </li></ul>THE SEQUENCE OF PRACTICE
  9. 9. <ul><li>Deep Relaxation Technique [DRT] </li></ul><ul><li>Coming up straight (without support) </li></ul><ul><li>Any comfortable sitting position (Vajrasana preferred). </li></ul>THE SEQUENCE OF PRACTICE
  10. 10. Thank You

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