Yog Nidra in Hindi | योग निद्रा हिंदी | Guided Meditation Deep Sleep & Relaxation by Vishal Pahwa



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This is my first video of guided meditation in Hindi and I wanted to focus on deep sleep. A good sleep is extremely important for a good life. Due to the high stress lifestyle, getting a fully relaxed night sleep is very tough. Yog Nidra is a guided meditation to help take you into a deep sleep mode, making both your mind and body feel completely relaxed.

Though there are several excellent guided meditations by saints such as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Sadhguru, but very few focused on Yog Nidra on YouTube. If there were, the audio was not clear.

Keeping this in mind, I decided to make a complete yog nidra in hindi as the first project and my humble effort.

I sincerely hope this helps for your stress and anxiety.

Peace to all

Hare Krishna!

Vishal Pahwa

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What is Yog Nidra? (योग निद्रा )

Source Wikipedia:
Yoga nidra (Sanskrit: योग निद्रा) or yogic sleep) is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. This state of consciousness (yoga nidra) is different from meditation in which concentration on a single focus is required. In yoga nidra the practitioner remains in a state of light withdrawal of the 5 senses (pratyahara) with four of his or her senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only the hearing still connects to the instructions. The yogic goal of both paths, deep relaxation (yoga nidra) and meditation are the same, a state of meditative consciousness called samadhi.

Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. In lucid dreaming, one is only, or mainly, cognizant of the dream environment, and has little or no awareness of one’s actual environment

The practice of yoga relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. It has been used to help soldiers from war cope with posttraumatic stress disorder

Yoga nidra refers to the conscious awareness of the deep sleep state, referred to as prajna in Mandukya Upanishad.

History & Background of Yog Nidra:

The concept of yoga nidra is very ancient in Indian traditions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. Lord Krishna is often associated with yoga nidra in the epic Mahabharata. Similarly, many yogis and rishis are supposed to have experienced yoga nidra throughout their life.

In modern times, yoga nidra was experienced by Satyananda Saraswati when he was living with his guru Sivananda Saraswati in Rishikesh. He began studying the tantric scriptures and, after practice, constructed a system of relaxation, which he began popularizing in the mid-20th century.He explained yoga nidra as a state of mind between wakefulness and sleep that opened deep phases of the mind, suggesting a connection with the ancient tantric practice called nyasa, whereby Sanskrit mantras are mentally placed within specific body parts, while meditating on each part (of the bodymind). The form of practice taught by Satyananda includes eight stages (internalisation, sankalpa, rotation of consciousness, breath awareness, manifestation of opposites, creative visualization, sankalpa and externalisation).

Satyananda used this technique, along with suggestion, on the child who was to become his successor, Niranjanananda Saraswati, from the age of four. He claims to have taught him several languages by this method.



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