Agni = the fire(light)
Kriya = the act
Agni Kriya is a practice of cleaning ( Kriya).
He is also a conscript Agnisara Sara or Vahnisara Dhauti.
The fire(light) is the element which cleanses, which allows to burn the waste and to increase our vital energy. The fire(light) is in the center of the alchemy of the Yoga.
Agni Kriya is one powerful gesture(movement) of internal cleaning, by the stake in action(share) of the internal fire(light). It is a technique accessible(approachable) to all.
A technique which is going to allow a smooth running of the system of assimilation and elimination because Agni Kriya acts puissament on the abdominal sphere repercussions of which are beneficial on the physical, energy and mental plan. All the foods are concerned, whether it is those of the body or those of the spirit.
Uncountable profits: tonification of the abdominal organs, fortification of the abdominal muscles, masses(massages) the liver, the spleen, improves the digestion, settles the activity of the pancreas, acts on suprarenal glands, cleanses the body by increasing the digestive fire(light).
Agni Kriya maintains even improve the view(sight) (eyes are connected(bound) with the energy of the stomach).
Immunizing so practised regularly acts on the nervous system by the massage of the solar plexus and increase the defenses.
Agni Kriya can be practised as a single technique in its base form but also associated, once mastered, in the inverted postures or in the whole of the postures connected(bound) with the fire(light) in the body.
Agni Kriya is a member of Satkarman, the internal purifications (c.f the article on him(it) blog_ resources Nataraja)
2 positions are possible:
Up, feet spread(pushed aside) from the width of shoulders,
The a little bent legs,
The composed hands just above knees,
The sour(turned) fingers inward thighs.
Or in sat(based) posture, hands put on knees with the gesture(movement) of jnana mudrâ. One second posssibilité more powerful.
Eyes remain wide open and fix a point to the ground or the flame of a candle either converge on the tip of the nose, nasagra drishti.
Mulabandhâ, Kechari mudrâ.
Bîja mantrâ of Manipura Chakrâ and the fire(light): RAM
Expire, contract the stomach, hold the breath empty lungs, make go and come the stomach ( barratage ) in a regular way about fifteen times.
After the last shrinkage of the stomach, inspire slowly by inflating the stomach.
Then begin again the technique.
Do not go too fast when you push and pull(fire) the stomach, avoid the intermediate breaths which decrease the efficiency of the technique, decrease then the number of times, you will increase little by little, it is preferable.
After about ten breaths, stay in the peace and the immobility and observe and savor.
Practise Agni Kriya in the morning the empty stomach. We can also have a practice at any time of the day, always the empty stomach.
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Sunday, January 16th, 2011
- By NataYoga
- Published in: THE BREATH