Yoga Nidra: Conscious Deep Sleep of the Ancient Sages
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Yoga Nidra: Conscious Deep Sleep of the Ancient Sages

The Traditional Meaning and Practice of Yoga Nidra
4.3 (191 ratings)
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5,916 students enrolled
Created by Abhyasa Ashram
Last updated 9/2017
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn several guided meditations leading to Yoga Nidra
  • Understand the subtler, deeper meaning of Yoga Nidra

Requirements
  • Anyone can start the practice of Yoga Nidra, and allow it to grow for you
  • There are no particular prerequisites for this course
Description

Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep. In Meditation, you remain in the Waking state of consciousness, and gently focus the mind, while allowing thought patterns, emotions, sensations, and images to arise and go on. However, in Yoga Nidra, you leave the Waking state, go past the Dreaming state, and go to Deep Sleep, yet remain awake. While Yoga Nidra is a state that is very relaxing, it is also used by Yogis to purify the Samskaras, the deep impressions that are the driving force behind Karma.

In recent years it has become common to use the term "yoga nidra" to mean virtually any form of relaxation practice. However, Yoga Nidra is traditionally a profoundly deep practice that is refined over an extended period of time. In this course we will review this traditional perspective and teach you to patiently allow the amazing depth to be revealed over time.

Your presenter is Swami Jnaneshvara, whose famous Yoga Nidra CD has been the most popular in the world for over 10 years.

Who this course is for:
  • The course is ideal for those with some exposure to Yoga
  • The course is ideal for those with some exposure to Meditation
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 02:43:45
+ Introduction
12 lectures 49:40
Beyond guided imagery
02:15
Beyond music
04:08
Beyond sankalpas or affirmations
04:06
Not "for" this or that disease
05:06
Beyond reverie
02:48
Beyond lucid dreaming
04:30
Yoga Nidra is not new
04:10
Not a brand name or trademark
04:32
+ Metaphors Related to Yoga Nidra
4 lectures 19:35
Four aspects of the ocean of Consciousness
03:23
Parachuting and Yoga Nidra
03:50
Yoga Nidra and the backdrop of a stage
05:20
+ Key Concepts of Yoga Nidra
10 lectures 59:53
Pratyahara and Yoga Nidra
03:43
Consciousness recedes in Yoga Nidra
05:02
Thoughts are formless in Yoga Nidra
10:55
The seeds of archetypes
05:28
Brain waves and Yoga Nidra
09:05
Yoga Nidra is a process of emptying
05:08
The destination, not merely the journey
05:07
+ Practicing Yoga Nidra
3 lectures 09:30
Methods are many, and simple
02:43
Yoga Nidra and naps
04:02
+ BONUS
1 lecture 00:09
BONUS: Resources
00:09