Yoga and the 5 Components


 by Nicole Goott /

Religious Knowledge for On a regular basis Residing

To be grounded is for consciousness to be embodied in each its materials and non secular dimensions, with equal weight and steadiness given to each. It’s a lack of connection to some side of this embodiment that diminishes the circulate of life drive. So, how will we reconnect and return to a state of grounded steadiness?

Naturally, most individuals consider themselves because the container of their bodily our bodies. We might consider the pores and skin because the outermost edge, holding collectively the complicated construction of the varied tissues and processes of the human physique and expertise. Nonetheless, if we consider ourselves as multidimensional beings, going past the bodily physique, we see a refined vitality area offering a container — a refined physique, for the non-material facets of being. The refined vitality physique is made up of a number of layers which lower in density the extra refined they turn out to be. Every layer of refined vitality is expounded to one of many 5 macrocosmic components of Nature: earth, water, air, fireplace, and house. As automobiles for exploring the interior dimensions of life, every refined physique supplies a handrail of assist in remembering who we actually are.

Once we align with the true Self, vitality flows freely, and the expertise of pleasure, success, and concord is a pure end result.

Feeling ungrounded, which might embody emotions of stuckness or basic dissatisfaction, signifies we’ve misplaced our reference to the true Self and the free circulate of important life drive. By way of the 5 components (yoga and the 5 components), we will determine which refined layers and corresponding aspect is out of steadiness and restore wholeness and concord via varied practices resembling a grounding meditation.

Grounding is the apply of restoring the connection between the free-flowing, plentiful life drive of the true Self and the bodily physique. Recognizing and connecting with the aspect of earth represents the fabric qualities of stability and assist. Give the next grounding apply a strive. The apply reminds us of our connection to vital qualities and energies accessible to us for each day assist, optimum steadiness, and vitality and wellbeing.

Earth aspect apply – Grounding meditation

Come into a snug standing, sitting, or mendacity down place.

  • Relaxation the arms loosely alongside the perimeters of the physique.
  • Place the top in a comparatively impartial and open place.
  • Think about the ft sinking into the bottom as if making an indentation. Really feel as if this creates a sensation of stabilizing your place, like roots anchoring a tree as a substitute.
  • Shut your eyes, carry your focus inward.
  • Really feel that each ft maintain the burden of the physique equally.
  • Inhale, drawing up from the earth the energies of progress, vitality, and stability.
  • Exhale, radiate these energies upward and outward all through the entire bodily and refined vitality physique, the boundary only a few inches from the pores and skin’s floor.
  • Visualize these qualities of vitality with the colour inexperienced, an emblem of the earth aspect.
  • Closing the apply, maintain a sense of deep gratitude within the coronary heart and the thoughts.
  • Slowly open the eyes.

In regards to the writer

Nicole Goott is the writer of her forthcoming e-book, Yoga and the 5 Components: Religious Knowledge for On a regular basis Residing. This train, tailored from her e-book, is out there as an audio recording on her web site:

Yoga and the 5 Components by Nicole Goott is out there from and from wherever books are offered.



Supply hyperlink

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply