What is PRANA?
PRANA is Sanskrit & refers to Energy, Life & Breath.
In other traditions, it is known as Chi or Ki.
Prana is the universal sea of energy that infuses & vitalizes all matter. This sea of energy unites into sub-atomic particles & atoms, which become the basic building blocks of all matter manifesting the physical world. So, every atom, molecule, & cell is an extension of prana, just as waves are extensions of the sea that lies beneath them.
Prana is also the power that flows in all living forms & performs vital functions. Paramhansa Yogananda called this aspect of prana “Life-Force”. We have a subtle or astral body made up of prana that underlies the physical body. Oriental healing techniques, such as Ayurveda & Acupuncture, work to harmonize & strengthen the flow of life-force, calling it variously Prana, Chi, or Ki. When the life-force flows properly, the result will be a natural state of harmonious health & vitality.
Prana is also used to refer to the breath. When we take a physical breath, there is a corresponding movement of prana in the subtle or astral spine. Prana flows up in the subtle spine in conjunction with the inhalation, & down with the exhalation. This link between breath & the flow of prana is central to many of the techniques of meditation. By controlling the breath, which is easily felt, we can influence the flow of prana, which is much more subtle & difficult to feel.
How can you, invite greater PRANA into your life, today?
Today, I invite you to feel a little deeper, allow yourself space & gift yourself a moment to appreciate all that you are & the magnificence that surrounds you.
Give time, individually to your Body, Mind & Spirit. Nourish each, in a different way. Recognize Yourself.
Fill your cup, put yourself first. You are a priority! All who surround you with love, will greatly benefit from you, being a greater, empowered version of yourself.
The Universe Believes In YOU!
Yours in Gratitude,
Antoinette Elizabeth – Your PRANA Expert x