Meditation to Totally Recharge You

Meditation to Totally Recharge You:

Posture: Sit in Easy Pose with a straight spine, and a light Neck Lock.

Mudra: Extend the arms straight out in front, parallel to the ground. Close the right  hand into a fist. Wrap the left fingers around the right fist. The base of the palms touch, thumbs are extended up and touch along the sides.

Eye Focus: The eyes are focused on the thumbs.

Breathe: Inhale for 5 seconds. Exhale for 5 seconds. Suspend the breath out for 15 seconds. Continue

Time: Start with 3-5 minutes and work up to 11 minutes. Build up the time slowly. In time, you can work up to holding the breath out for 1 full minute.

About this Meditation

This meditation totally recharges you. It is an antidote to depression. It builds a new system, gives you the capacity and caliber to deal with life, and gives you a direct relationship with your pranic body.


Meditation images courtesy of Kundalini Mobile.

Source manual for this meditation: I Am a Woman: Creative, Sacred & Invincible 

©The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan

I Am a Woman: Essential Kriyas for Women in the Aquarian Age

Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan

Yogi Bhajan always said that the Women’s Teachings were the key to the Aquarian Age . . . here is your resource to open that door!

This yoga manual, that accompanies the “I am Woman” reader, has been organized by topic so that you can focus on a particular discipline within your own practice, generate weekend workshops for your students, or create an entire curriculum for an in-depth experience of the women’s teachings over time. Each chapter includes a vigorous kriya or two, several meditations and a mantra/sound-current practice to connect to you to the Shabad Guru and the divine within.

‘I Am a Woman’ is available to purchase through the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI) 

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  1. Harinder Singh says:

    Hi I dont understand what you mena by
    Suspend the breath out for 15 seconds. Please clarify.
    5 second breath in , 5 seconds breath out & then what ?

    • Harinder Singh – this is a technique that may seem unusual or even uncomfortable at first. It refers to suspending or pausing your normal breathing rhythm so that after you complete your exhale, instead of immediately beginning your inhale, you pause your breathing with the breath held out. In this case, the directions are for you to measure the time of each part of your breathing – start by taking 5 seconds to completely inhale, then take 5 seconds to completely exhale and then pause your breathing for 15 seconds while you hold or “suspend” your breath out. The instructions go on to recommend that you begin practicing this meditation with a relatively short breathing cycle time of 5 + 5 + 15 =25 seconds but that, over several days, you slowly increase that breathing cycle up to the point where it could take 60 seconds for the complete breathing cycle.

        • Pritpal Singh says:

          Paramjit – this is the breathing technique as given for this meditation. It is never recommended to change aspects of the practice. I understand that this is a challenging breathing technique but after doing it for a while, it will start to feel easier.

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