Morning Sadhna is a devotional (not religious) practice within Kundalini Yoga. It is a daily spiritual practice designed to allow oneself to turn inward and perceive ourselves and life more clearly, before diving into the busyness of your day.
Sadhna is done during the 2 1/2 hours before the rising of the sun. The angle of the sun to the earth during this time is also very fortuitous and our biorhythms are more favorable for mental and emotional cleansing.
Morning Sadhna is a devotional (not religious) practice within Kundalini Yoga. It is a daily spiritual practice designed to allow oneself to turn inward and perceive ourselves and life more clearly, before diving into the humdrum of the day.
It is led by our teachers who volunteer to hold space for all who join them. Sadhna begins with a specific sound current called “ Jaap Ji Sahib”. People either just sit up and meditate to it or join along in the chant, if they have memorized it. This is followed by a Yoga set. Please note that this a very quiet devotional time and the yoga set is not as instructional as a regular class and people follow the Sadhna leader in the exercises to the best of their capacity.
After a brief relaxation, the group gets into chanting a series of 7 chants, designed to attune our mental, emotions and subtle energies to a frequency that allows us to awake, aware, sensitive and strong. Most people walk out of Sadhna feeling cleansed, uplifted and happy.
The main reason for repeating an action every day for forty days is to ingrain it as a habit, a new discipline. Through repetition, an internal pattern becomes to take hold. It’s momentum and flow carry you as you feel the rhythms of your body change and come more aligned. The practice that was once challenging becomes something to look forward to! The main benefits of Sadhna are: