What is Nada Yoga Meditation Technique?
Nada yoga is one such type of yoga which is also referred to as ‘musical meditation technique.’ It is divided into two parts – Anahata and Ahata. Anahata refers to the internal aspect whereas Ahata refers to the external element of Nada yoga.
Benefits of Nada yoga Meditation Technique:-
1.It calms and relaxes the mind, body, and soul.
2. It enhances your subconscious mind.
3. It improves your concentration levels.
4. It increases one’s thinking capacity.
5. It develops an atmosphere of joy, happiness, and harmony.
6. It reduces anxiety, fear, and aggressiveness.
Types of Nada Yoga Meditation Technique:-
1. Vaikhari which means audible sound
2. Madhyama which means mental sound
3.Pashyanta which means subconscious sound
4Paranada which means transcendent sound.
To learn Nada yoga meditation at home, follow the step by step instructions given below and get started on this new path of yogic meditation:-
· Choose a place at your home where you can sit and practice Nada yoga.
· Choose a proper yoga mat or a piece of cloth which is termed as ‘asana’ meant for sitting while practicing meditation.
· Sit on the yoga mat in a comfortable cross-legged/ Sukhasana, Padmasana, Ardha Padmasana or Vajrassana position.
· Close your eyes and try to concentrate on your breathing. Inhale and exhale deeply and thoroughly.
· Keep your hands on your knees and place them in Dhyana mudra.
· To begin with the session, one can start by putting on some calm and relaxing music.
· The music should be soothing, serene and divine. It should have the power to heal.
· Choosing the right kind of music is very important. Avoid loud music.
· The music should be instrumental and should not contain any words.
· Focus your attention towards the music and try to immerse yourself in it.
· All you can hear is the sound, deeper and deeper.
· Gradually shift your focus from the music/sound towards your inner/ subtle sound.
· Relax your mind, body, and soul and rest your body in a deep meditative state.
· Remain in this state for as much time as you can. There is no specific timeframe for meditation.
· While releasing from the pose, please open your eyes slowly, release your hands from the mudra and place them on your eyes to transfer the generated energy into your body.
· Repeat this activity every day.