What is Yoga Nidra?

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I like to stay open to all the different ideas about Yoga Nidra. In this post I will be describing Yoga Nidra in a traditional sense.

According to Yoga philosophy, the koshas are layers of our being which make us whole. Sometimes the outer layers of our being can distract us from experiencing our innermost Kosha or layer, which is anandamaya Kosha, the bliss body, inner peace, joy, and stillness.

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During the practice of yoga nidra the voice guiding you will take you from your outermost layer, through all the layers or koshas, to the bliss body, and will then return you to gently back to your outermost layers.

A sankulpa is an intention or a resolve that can help you to make positive changes to your habits and lifestyle. During the practice the sankulpa will be revealed…

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