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Lesson 56 - Sambhavi Opening the third eye
Date: Fri Dec 26, 2003 4:38pm
New Visitors: It is recommended you read from the beginning of the archive, as previous
lessons are prerequisite to this one. The first lesson is, Why
In the last lesson we discussed mulabandha, which is applying direct stimulation near the
lower end of the spinal nerve (sushumna) to enliven sexual energy upward. Now we are going
to the top end of the spinal nerve and begin to make a connection there.
A connection with what? This is one of the most amazing things about working with the
spinal nerve. As the spinal nerve gradually becomes purified through pranayama and
meditation, a new kind of experience becomes possible. We begin to awaken sexual energy in
an upward direction near the root, and then we make a connection between the lower and
upper ends of the spinal nerve. This connection is real and can be felt clearly by the
practitioner as a kind of conductivity through the spinal nerve, an ecstatic
conductivity, if you will. The spinal nerve becomes a conductor of ecstatic
experience. From there it spreads out through all the nerves in the body. This is
perceived directly through all five senses operating inside the body. As the experience of
ecstatic conductivity goes deeper into every cell in the body, the senses go inward with
it. The experience is so pleasurable and captivating that the senses cannot resist
following. It is a unique situation where the senses willingly go inward instead of
outward. In yoga terminology it is called pratyahara withdrawal of the senses
inward. It is a perfectly natural situation as the experiences of huge inner pleasure lead
our senses inward. It is great fun too. Some say more fun than worldly sex. Well, you can
be the judge of that.
Jesus said, If your eye be single, your body will be filled with light.
An apt description of an awakening spinal nerve and the rise of ecstatic
There are two main components to sambhavi...
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The guru is in you.
Note: For detailed instructions on
sambhavi mudra, see the AYP Asanas, Mudras and
Bandhas book, and
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