A Meditation To Cut Through All Darkness

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Sodarshan Chakra Kriya is the most powerful technique in Kundalini Yoga. It’s known as the meditation to cut through all darkness. You can use it to clear your subconscious mind, cleanse your psyche, alleviate depression, and let go of your past. I like to use it first thing in the morning as a tool to clear out all the garbage that …

Smiling Buddha Meditation

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Smiling Buddha Meditation is great for alleviating depression, bringing in feelings of happiness and positivity, and opening the heart centre. If you are new to doing Kundalini Meditations on your own, make sure to read how to do a home practice before you begin. Sit with a straight spine. Curl the ring finger and little finger into each palm. Bend the thumbs over …

Meditation To Clear Your Karma

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In Kundalini Yoga, we have a teaching that we are much more than our physical bodies. In fact, we have 10 bodies in total – 10 subtle and energetic aspects of our beings that make up who we are. These range from the Positive Mind, to the Aura, to the Soul. Each of these 10 bodies has a very specific role. …

How To Do A Home Practice

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The greatest benefit of any Kundalini Yoga Kriya or Meditation will occur when you practice it daily. You can start with something for as little as 3 minutes a day, gradually increasing the time. It will be easiest if you practice at the same time each day, and designate a sacred space for your practice. In your practice always begin …

Meditation For Perspective And Emotional Balance

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Alternate Nostril Breathing balances the left and right hemispheres of the brain and brings mental and emotional balance. It’s a great practice for relieving anxiety, clearing addictive behaviour patterns, letting go of the past, and re-framing your mind to  integrate new perspectives on life. If you are new to doing Kundalini Meditations on your own, make sure to read how to do …

Sat Kriya

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Sat Kriya is great for strengthening the nervous system, regulating sexual energy, improving fertility, and channeling the kundalini energy upwards towards your higher chakras. This is the best Kundalini Meditation to do for those who are feeling challenged by their sexuality – including both phobias and excesses of sexual energy. Sat Kriya balances your sexual energy and allows you to transform it into …

Kirtan Kriya

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Kirtan Kriya is a classic Kundalini Meditation. It’s one of the basics that every student should practice for creating emotional balance, breaking negative habit patterns, and relaxing. It’s also one of the most studied techniques from the teachings of Yogi Bhajan. Research has shown that a regular practice of Kirtan Kriya increases blood flow to the brain, reverses memory loss, enhances …

The One Minute Breath

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The One Minute Breath is a great Kundalini Meditation for developing intuition, relieving anxiety and stress, and strengthening the glandular system. It’s simple, yet can be very challenging and profound. Practicing this breath regularly will calm your fears and worries and open you up to experience your spiritual nature. It’s also a great meditation to choose if you would like to …

How To Start And End Your Kundalini Yoga Practice

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In Kundalini Yoga (as taught by Yogi Bhajan), we begin our classes and our practice by tuning in with a mantra called the Adi Mantra. Adi means “first” or “primal” and mantra means “mind wave” or “the creative projection of the mind through sound”. It is used to centre us in our higher self, to surround us with sacred energy throughout our practice, and to help …

Sitali Pranayam

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Sitali Pranayam is a great breathing exercise for relieving anxiety and addictions, detoxification, clearing anger, and quitting smoking. Practicing will produce a powerful cooling, relaxing effect on the body, while maintaining alertness. It is known to lower fevers, and aid digestion. This is a great technique to do if you find yourself freaking out emotionally or caught up in anger – …