MEDITATION — BEGGAR’S MEDITATION

(Yoga for Prosperity, Siri Kirpal Kaur Khalsa,p. 49.)

Posture: Sit in easy pose or in a chair with a straight spine with a light neck lock (Jalandhar Bandh). 

Focus: The eyes are looking into the cup that you’ve made with your hands.

Breath: Inhale deeply through the nose. Exhale completely in a long, dry, spitting motion through puckered lips. Spit the desire into the cup!

Mantra: Meditate on a single, strong desire.

Mudra: Make a cup of the hands with the right hand on top of the left and the fingers crossing each other. Relax the upper arms by the sides and place this mudra at the level of your heart.

Time: Continue for 11 minutes.

End: Inhale, hold briefly, exhale and relax.

Comments: This particular meditation is designed for those times when you want something so badly you are making it impossible to manifest. It can be any kind of desire from the sublime to the ridiculous. Practicing this meditation calms the desire so it can manifest. Note that this meditation is similar to the “Meditation to Eliminate Negative Thoughts.” This meditation is best as an occasional practice, not as a long term one.

(The following notes are taken from Kundalini Meditation Manual for Intermediate Students, p. 28) There is a whole technology and science of self-hypnosis that can change the pattern of thought flow in a person. A desire is an energy pattern. Some desires stay with us a long time and are not just physiological needs. We may have a desire for money or red sweaters or sitting on flag poles or for enlightenment. Whatever the desire is, it needs to manifest or transform on some level of your being. Until it does, it is maintained by a self-hypnosis pattern.

This meditation works on the pranic energy in the aura and changes a particular area of the brain. The brain area is called the “conflict personality area.” It is located at the 1/3, 2/3 point — one third of the way up from the base of the skull and two thirds of the way back from the hairline. At this place, there is a place under the solar centers that can work out and manifest the desires. Yogi Bhajan said that there are blocks of desire in the personality which are “itchy” and persistent and “they sit in the heart of the person. But if you put the hand in the heart, you will never find them. They are in the 1/3, 2/3 area of the brain.”

This posture is called “Beggar’s Posture.” The meditation is the technology to deal with desire. It is a trance-like meditation once you master it. It removes the block of too much desire so you can manifest yourself.