Simply Meditate to Cultivate Balaance
with Pranavayu Meditations
Balance = Refresh + Integrate + Ground + Inspire + Expand
In the Yoga tradition, Prana is considered the first unit of life, the lifeforce. Yogically speaking, however you see and experience your life is a mirror of your Prana. Change your Prana and your life will change too. There are five subdivisions of Prana; five ways energy moves in your body. Each has a location within the body, certain physical organs and actions it relates with, and a specific psychological and mental function as follows:
* REFRESH. Pran (or pranavayu) moves inward to the brain center, and/or the heart center. In this meditation the focus is the brain center, and Pran energizes and revitalizes the body, mind, and heart. When Pran is lacking, you'll feel depleted, or drained. When Pran is in good shape, you feel you have the inner resources and resiliency to meet whatever's in front of you. You feel refreshed and supported from the inside.
* INTEGRATE. Samana (or samanavayu)’s movement is inward to the core, where it collects and provides nourishment, integrations, and assimilation, which then spirals through the whole body. When Samana is lacking, you may feel overwhelmed as if your inner cup is too full. When Samana's in good shape, you have integrated your experiences and whatever you've put into your body and be supported to function well, and with ease.
* GROUND. Apana (or apanavayu)’s movement is downward, collecting near the pelvis and tailbone, and then outward, creating a grounding effect and facilitating elimination and letting go. When Apana is lacking, you may become constipated physically or mentally. When Apana is functioning well, your physical elimination will function properly, and you let go of the past in a way that frees up your resources for what's happening now. You feel stable and at ease.
* INSPIRE. Udana (or udanavayu) is upward and expressive movement, and is related to growth, enthusiasm, inspiration and aspiration to evolve and expand, as well to speech. When Udana is lacking, you may lack inspiration or a sense of meaning, and may lack confidence that you can make a difference, or lack a sense of caring. When Udana is in good shape, you are filled with the upward movement of positivity and speaking up for yourself and what you care about. You are inspired!
* EXPAND. Vyana (or vyanavayu) moves expansively in every direction from the heart. Vyana is the distributive force, and the energy which integrates and balances the other pranavayus and the nervous system. When Vyana is lacking, you may feel small, or drawn inward. Your circulation may not function optimally. When Vyan is thriving, you circulate well and expansively in your life in every way.
Enjoy your free guided Pranavayu Meditation:
Would you like to support yourself to Balance All Your Energies?
Simply Meditate to Cultivate Balance... consists of an introduction plus a practices for each of the five Pranavayus, which specific ways that energy moves through and affects the body, energy, and mind. A balancing practice which includes all five Pranavayus in also included. These are valuable tools to cultivate the movement of energy and vibrant health ongoing.