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Manipura chakra. Third Chakra Some Tendencies: Shyness Fear Melancholy Irritability Attachments. Luminous factor Visualization Color: red. Yoga Psychology. Understanding the connection between the mind, body, and spirit. What is yoga psychology?.

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manipura chakra
Manipura chakra

Third Chakra

Some Tendencies:Shyness Fear Melancholy Irritability Attachments

Luminous factor

Visualization Color:red

yoga psychology

Yoga Psychology

Understanding the connection between the mind, body, and spirit

what is yoga psychology
What is yoga psychology?
  • Developed by P.R. Sarkar -- Indian philosopher and spiritual teacher
  • Revitalized ancient yogic understanding of how the chakras are related to our mental/emotional states and how we can use yogic practices to create balance
  • Systematized by Ashtabakra over 2000 years ago, called “Raja dhi Raja yoga”
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Chakras

Subtle Psycho-Physical Centers

Mental/Emotional tendencies are located at different chakras throughout the body

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Propensities

(Tendencies of mind)

Fear

Altruism

Hope

Desire

50 tendencies x 2 internal and external expression x 10 motor and sensory organs 1000 tendencies
50 tendenciesx 2 internal and external expressionx 10 motor and sensory organs= 1000 tendencies

Vrittis – tendencies of mind

Sahasrara chakra

chakras and yoga
Chakras and Yoga

“Yogashcitta vrtti nirodha”

--Patanjali

Yoga is the cessation of the fluxuations of the mind

Manipura (third) chakra

human expression through the chakras
Human Expression Through the Chakras

beyond expression

all knowledge

self-expression

compassion

drive

Inferiority/superiority

longing

synthetic system
Synthetic system
  • Yoga Psychology is a synthetic approach
  • Systems approach – never separates one element from another, sees all as interactive:

Asanas, meditation, diet, ethics, service

  • Tuning/cleaning the mind/body instrument in order to harmonize the symphony
glands and subglands
Glands and Subglands

C- 7th – pineal

B- 6th – pituitary

A- 5th – thyroid

D- 4th – thymus

E/F- 3rd – pancreas/ adrenals

G/H - 2nd --ovaries/ testes

1st – no “official” glands

*Science has recently discovered that not only glands, but also different areas of tissue throughout the body produce hormones*

adaptation physical mental emotional spiritual
Adaptation(physical, mental/emotional, spiritual)

environmental stimulus

*Limbic system

*Hypothalamus

*Endocrine

glands

readiness

heightened mental state

altered physiology

(blood sugar, adrenalin, temperature, immune cells, electrolytes)

integration of internal and external stimuli
Integration of Internal and External Stimuli

Environmental

Stimuli

Limbic system

Cortex- memory

Limbic system –

correlates with past experiences

hypothalamus

pituitary

Hormones released

defense

digestion

reproduction

adaptation
SUCCESSFUL ADAPTATION

Relaxation, efficiency, focus

Subtle, higher mind/ propensities

FAILURE TO ADAPT

Sickness, stress

Crude, lower mind/ propensities

Adaptation
how does yoga psychology work
How does Yoga Psychology work?

Asanas Meditation

glands nerves

hypothalamus

nerves glands

mood

behavior

muladhara chakra
Muladhara Chakra

First chakra – “root”

Ka’ma - physical

Artha - psychic

Dharma – psycho-spiritual

Moks’a – spiritual

Solid factor

Visualization color:

Gold

svadhisthana chakra
Svadhisthana Chakra

Second chakra

“In one’s own abode”

Liquid factor

Visualization color: Silvery white (like moonlight)

vrittis of the svadhisthana
Vrittis of the Svadhisthana
  • Indifference, neglect
  • Psychic stupor
  • Indulgence
  • Lack of confidence (in oneself or another)
  • Crude expression
  • Thought of complete annihilation (defeatism)
manipura chakra1
Manipura chakra

Third Chakra – “place of gems”

Luminous factor

Visualization Color:red

vrittis of the 3 rd chakra
Vrittis of the 3rd Chakra
  • Shyness, shame
  • Sadistic tendency
  • Envy
  • Lethargy, inertia
  • Melancholy
  • Blind attachment, infatuation
  • Craving, thirst for acquisition
  • Fear
  • Irritability
  • Hatred, revulsion
anahata chakra
Anahata Chakra

Fourth Chakra –

“Unhit”

Aerial Factor

Visualization color:Smokey gray/green

vrittis of the 4 th chakra
Vrittis of the 4th Chakra

Self-esteem, vanity,

arrogance

anxiety, impersonal worry

conceit, egotism

greed, avarice, voracity

hypocrisy, deception

nervous breakdown argumentativeness

hope

effort

love and attachment

discrimination, conscience

repentance

evolution
Evolution

Sustained demand for adaptation

Psychic urges (hopes and fears)

Psychic transmutations

Genetic transmutations (change in DNA)

Vibrational energy

New species

samskara a seed of reaction
Samskara – a “seed” of reaction
  • We all enter the world with our own samskaras
  • Often called “karma”
  • Samskaras are accumulated from past lives, also imposed and acquired
  • Samskaras determine our chakra symphony
yoga s 8 limbs ashtaunga
Yama

Niyama

Asana

Pranayama

Pratyahara

Dharana

Dhyana

Samadhi

Yoga’s 8 limbs (Ashtaunga)
how can yoga psychology help
How can Yoga Psychology help?
  • If we can strengthen the chakras, the mind will become more balanced
  • Yoga in its entirety is holistic
  • Diet, therapy/counseling, exercise etc. help create a holistic approach
  • Yoga postures can contribute – some are very specific, others help balance several chakras at once
what s special about yoga psychology asanas poses
What’s special about Yoga Psychology Asanas (poses)?
  • Postures are held in order to put sustained pressure on the specific glands. Breath is controlled.
  • Postures are repeated to maximize their effectiveness
  • Postures are done when you are cool
  • Postures are followed by self-massage to help with the assimilation of the glandular effects
vishuddha chakra
Vishuddha Chakra

Fifth Chakra –

the “pure wheel”

Ethereal factor

Visualization color:

Multi-colored/shaped

vrittis of the vishuddha
1-7 feelings inspired by the musical scale

1st note, vibrancy

2nd note, relieving

3rd note, quieting

4th note, peaceful

5th note, joyful

6th note, sweetness

7th note, tender longing

OMN, creativity

HUM, movement of the divine force (sound of the kundalinii)

PHAT, fruition or inspiration

Vrittis of the Vishuddha
vrittis of the vishuddha1
Altruism

(for mundane welfare)

Altruism

(for psychic welfare)

Universal welfare

Surrender to a higher power

Poisonous quality of voice/speech

Attractive quality of voice/speech

Vrittis of the Vishuddha
a jina chakra
A’jina Chakra

Sixth Chakra

“command”

Beyond the

factors and

colors

mundane

knowledge

spiritual

knowledge

sahasrara chakra
Sahasrara Chakra

Seventh chakra

“thousand petaled”

Devotion Surrender Love

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