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Purification: Yogic Cleansing, Shat karmas

20 Jan 2018   Shanti Gowans

Purification: Yogic Cleansing, Shat karmas

 
1. CLEANING THE STOMACH, Dhauti
 
1 Internal washing of the stomachantar-dhauti
1.i           Internal Washing, antar-dhauti
1.i.a        Wind Purification 
1.i.b        Water Purification, Jala Dhauti:  just using water 
1.i.c        Fire Purification, Agni Sari
1.i.d        Cloth Purification, Vasta Dhauti
1.i.e        Banana Leaf
 
1ii.         Dental hygiene, Danta Dhauti
1.ii.a      Cleaning the teeth, the teeth hygiene, danta mool, 
1.ii.b      Gum massage
1.ii.c      Tongue scraping
 
1.iii        Cleaning the throat, Hrid Dhauti
1.iii.a     tongue cleansing, jivha-mool  
1.iii.b     aural (ear) cleaning, karna randhra.
 
2. CLEANING THE NASAL PASSAGE, Neti
 
2.i         Thread neti 
2.ii         Lukewarm salt water 
             1.  The sniffing method. 
             2 The throat pump 
             3. Pouring method.
             4. Neti pot or jug. 
 
3. EYE AND CONCENTRATION AND PURIFICATION, Tratak
 
3.i         The Eye Exercises, neyrasana
3.ii.        Concentrated Gazing
3.ii.a      Candle gazing
3.ii.b      Frontal Gazing, Bhru madhya Drishti. Advanced practice 
3.ii.c      Nasal Gaze, Nasagra Drishti. Advanced practice 
3.iii        Palming
3.iv
 
4. CLEANING THE RESPIRATORY ORGANS, Kapalabhati
 
5. CLEANING THE ABDOMINAL ORGANS, Nauli
 
6. CLEANING THE LOWER INTESTINE, COLON AND BOWEL, Basti
 

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