Yoga Nidra: Conscious Deep Sleep of the Ancient Sages
The Traditional Meaning and Practice of Yoga Nidra
- Learn several guided meditations leading to Yoga Nidra
- Understand the subtler, deeper meaning of Yoga Nidra
- Anyone can start the practice of Yoga Nidra, and allow it to grow for you
- There are no particular prerequisites for this course
*******Over 6,000 students are enrolled in this course*******
Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. In Meditation, you remain in the Waking state of consciousness, and gently focus the mind, while allowing thought patterns, emotions, sensations, and images to arise and go on. However, in Yoga Nidra, you leave the Waking state, go past the Dreaming state, and go to Deep Sleep, yet remain awake. While Yoga Nidra is a state that is very relaxing, it is also used by Yogis to purify the Samskaras, the deep impressions that are the driving force behind Karma.
In recent years it has become common to use the term "yoga nidra" to mean virtually any form of relaxation practice. However, Yoga Nidra is traditionally a profoundly deep practice that is refined over an extended period of time. In this course we will review this traditional perspective and teach you to patiently allow the amazing depth to be revealed over time.
Your presenter is Swami Jnaneshvara, whose famous Yoga Nidra CD has been the most popular in the world for over 15 years.
- The course is ideal for those with some exposure to Yoga
- The course is ideal for those with some exposure to Meditation