Here is a quick and easy meditation that can help you in a time of need. I have sat and done this meditation when I feel anxious, nervous, sad and or depressed. It helps to make me feel calmer and engages my neutral mind so I can see things more clearly in my life. Before practicing this meditation drink a glass of water.
Sit in easy pose, crossed legged.
MUDRA: Place the arms across the chest and lock hands under the armpits, with palms open and against the body. Raise the shoulders up tightly against the earlobes, without cramping the neck muscles. Apply Neck Lock.
EYE POSITION: Close your eyes.
BREATH: The breath will automatically become slow.
TIME: Continue for 3 minutes, gradually increasing to 11 minutes.
COMMENTS (from the Acquarian Teacher manual): This meditation is called Sunia (n) Antar. It is very good for women. It is essential at times when one is worried or upset and doesn’t know what to do, or when one feels like screaming, yelling, and misbehaving. When out of focus or emotional, attention should be given to the bodys water balance and breath rate. Humans are approximately 70 percent water, and behavior depends upon the relation of water and earth, air and ether. Breath, representing air and ether, is the rhythms of life.
Normally we breathe 15 times a minute, but when we are able to rhythmically slow down the breath to only 4 breaths per minute, we have indirect control over our minds. This control eliminates obnoxious behavior, promoting a calm mind regardless of the state of affairs.
When there is a water imbalance in the system, and the kidneys are under pressure, it can cause worry and upset. Drinking water, pulling the shoulders up to the ears and tightly locking the entire upper area creates a solid brake that can be applied to the four sides of the brain. After 2 or 3 minutes, thoughts will still be there, but one does not feel them. This is a very effective method of balancing the functional brain.