Yogic Exercises and Sleep
Are we talking
of yoga... or yogic exercises! Both have different connotations.
Ever since our soul atman... the spirit within separated from its
source, God Almighty himself... it tries to return back to its fold...
and in the melee... it needs manifesting a chain of 8.4 million
bodies... an earthly life cycle of 96.4 million years.
its meaning from the root word Yog... which in Hindi means the effort
of the soul atman to unite with Parmatman... the greater atman...
God Almighty himself! In Hindi two Yog two equals four. Whatever
the form of yoga... meditation... the crux is reaching the stage
of enlightenment (kaivalya jnana) and finally salvation (moksha)!
Yoga in English
translates to meditation. To meditate... one needs a healthy body.
By a regular regime of yogic exercises... one not only maintains
a healthy body... but also pursues the spiritual goal of life! Yoga
meditation is the sure shot path to reaching God Almighty at the
earliest. Yoga is best performed in the night. How?
In my pursuit
of God... in the initial stages of my life... my father taught me
the technique of Shavasana... which is the most potent form of yoga.
Shavasana... the dead pose is that form of yoga in which the human
body lay on a cot as if dead. Concentrating on our breath... pranayama...
one can reach the source of breath!
Who takes this
breath... nothing else but our soul atman that seems to reside within
our heart. In absence of breath... our heart would stop beating...
the body would decay and die! Ever since our soul atman manifested
the human form... it needs pure air to breathe... this is how the
body of a human being functions!
To reach our
soul atman... taking the breathing route is a sure shot method for
reaching God Almighty. Lying in the Shavasana pose of yoga... until
I reached the stage of self realization... I practiced Neti (not
this, not this)... as preached and advocated by Maharishi Ramana.
This process of self enquiry... this process of negating everything
process of Neti (not this, not this) when we negate everything as
not being God... what finally remains is God Almighty himself! I
started in search of God 13 years of age. It took me 25 years of
Yoga meditation before I finally realized God in 1993 at 37 years
of age! I finally reached the end goal of spiritual pursuit... the
8.4 millionth manifestation!
that form of exercise... that form of yoga... that joins us with
God Almighty! It is absolutely recuperating... relaxing... it takes
us into another world! Shavasana pose of yoga is the most potent
form of yoga meditation one can ever learn in life. I shall always
remain indebted to my father for teaching me this special art early
in life. God bless my father!
Kumar "Atma Jnani"
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