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Book of Vladimir Antonov "Spiritual Practices (Training Aid)"

Pranayama — purification technique, concluding in "pumping" an air light energy (prana) through the one's parts of body.

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God and Us

Stages of the Spiritual Path

Multidimensionality of the Universe

The "Creation" and the "End of the World"

Where Should We Seek God?

Hell and Paradise

How Can We Fall in Love with God?

God — and Divine Teachers

God versus Pagan "Deities"

Spiritual Heart as the Organ of Love

"Babaji's Formula"




Karma Yoga (Selfless Service)

Abandonment of the Lower Self for the Sake of Merging with the Higher Self

Practice of the Straight Path

Preliminary Methods

Initial Methods

Ethic Self-Correction

Impressions as Food for the Soul

Initial Control of Emotions

Self-Discipline and Energy

Hygienic Advice

Hatha Yoga


Basic Methods

General Information

"Cross of Buddha"


Relaxation Asanas


Psycho-Physical Exercises


Latihan. Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Cleansing of Chakras. Opening Up of Spiritual Heart

Going out from the Body

Development of Chakras. Dantyans

Work with Meridians. Sushumna, Chitrini, Zhen-Mo, "Microcosmic Orbit" and the Middle Meridian

The "Cocoon"

"Bubbles of Perception"

Development of "Power in Subtlety" (Correct "Crystallization" of Consciousness)

Winter Swimming

Meditative Running

The Highest Methods

Their Aim and Scheme of Work

Pranava. "Birth" and "Maturing" in the Holy Spirit

Driving Out Demons

"Total Reciprocity" (Nirodhi)

Baptism of Fire. Merging with Fiery Divine "Mahadouble"

The "Root"

"Raising of Kundalini"

Entering the Abode of the Creator



Technique of Pranayama

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Bioenergetic purification should be performed of the organism as a whole and of its separate segments corresponding with chakras. There are a lot of purification techniques and each of them allows one to get rid of the next portion of impurity, which means elimination of diseases, overall improvement of health and getting closer to the Ultimate Goal.

Now we describe a few general purifying exercises of pranayama type.

Stand up. Bend slightly to your right so that your right hand hangs freely without touching the body. Try to feel your hand thoroughly from the shoulder joint to the wrist. Imagine that a pump chamber, to which "air"-light is being fed through the hand like through a hose, expands and contracts in the chest with your every inhaling and exhaling. Special attention should be paid to the exhaling. Try to achieve a high clarity of sensations. The "hose" should be as thick as the hand and nothing should prevent the "air"-light from moving freely through it.

Perform the same exercise with the left hand, and then with each leg. The "hose" should come down from the chest to each leg through the corresponding side of the body.

Place images of two vessels, for example, barrels, under your feet. Let one of them be empty and the other full of white liquid light. Touch this light with your foot-hose and pump it through the body-pump into the other barrel. With each inhaling the pump chamber inside the body and the head is expanding, drawing the light from the full vessel through the leg. With each exhaling the chamber is contracting, the light pouring out through the other leg into the empty barrel. The light cleanses the whole body from inside.

When the barrel with light gets empty — fill it up again and overturn the content of the other barrel into an image of fire so that all dirt that has streamed out burns. Turn the body around over the barrels and repeat the exercise.

After you finish do the same, this time placing the barrels under your hands.

In this way you should attain a feeling that your whole body is filled up with bright white light.

After performing pranayamas you will need to rest in one of the relaxation asanas.


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Pranayama — purification technique, concluding in pumping an air light energy (prana) through the one's parts of body