3. The two most basic components of yoga nidra are _____ and ______.
4. In Yoga Nidra we are cultivating:
5. What does pratyahara mean?
6. Pratyahara is not a technique, but a result of the previous stages of the practice.
7. What is the name of the fourth kosha?
8. Physical tension is related to which kosha?
9. Emotional tension is related to which kosha?
10. Mental tension is related to which kosha?
12. "Anything in life can fail you, but the ______ made during yoga nidra can never fail you". ~Swami Satyananda
13. The purpose of the ______ is to create strength in the structure of the mind.
14. The fourth state beyond the changing outer dimensions of the physical, subtle and causal bodies is called...
15. During Yoga Nidra your participants must never move or scratch their body.
16. Name one practice in Yoga Nidra for the Anamayakosha...
17. Name one practice in Yoga Nidra for the Pranamayakosha...
18. Name one practice in Yoga Nidra for the Manomayakosha...
19. Yoga Nidra requires no belief or blind acceptance of a dogma.
20. What are the three states of yoga nidra?
21. During yoga nidra there is no need for physical presence between the teacher and the practitioner.
22. In yoga nidra the sound link acts as...
23. To be an excellent yoga nidra teacher ______ is required.
24. You cannot command an effect, such as silence, but must lead them through the process of creating the cause for that effect to occur.
25. What single asana helps to prepare for yoga nidra by tensing and relaxing the whole body?
26. Shavasana is an advanced yoga pose that anyone can do.
27. _______ means the taking of 'food' for the senses is prevented.
28. According to Samkhya philosophy, the mind and the thoughts that appear in the mind are also considered a part of prakṛti (matter).
29. According to Samkhya philosophy what is Purusha?
30. What is the guna of balance, auspiciousness, compassion, clarity, and positivity?
31. What is the guna of activity, chaos, passion, and impulsivity, worldliness?
32. What is the guna of darkness, ignorance, dullness, laziness, lethargy and negativity?
33. What is the Samkhya term for "person", "spirit", or "the indwelling being", which is featureless consciousness, an inactive passive witness and unchanging?
34. This is the practice of not identifying with the mind and not indulging in thought from the first person perspective. Here we remain a detached observer to the play of consciousness occurring during the three states of mind.
35. It is not important to do breath awareness before conscious breathing exercises.
36. When do you do the second sankalpa during Yoga Nidra?
37. This exercise is building new neural pathways, which gradually empower your participants to go beyond the realm of conventional human sufferings and develop detachment and equanimity.
38. The second of the three states of yoga nidra is called ______ because we learn to enter the state between sleep and wakefulness without loss of awareness.
39. This exercise is a method of using the symbol or image as a catalyst to provoke a reaction in the unconscious parts of the mind.
40. The mind stores information in the psyche in symbolic form.
41. The symbols visualized during yoga nidra can act by direct association with the samksaras, or by an _______ association.
42. Your _____ is the link that your listeners are maintaining a connection with in order to descend into deeper levels of the psyche.
43. All the various forms of suffering, whether physical, emotional, mental or psychological only afflict you when you identify with _______.
44. From physical awareness to pranic awareness your participants remain in the domain of the ________.
45. From pranic awareness to mental awareness they enter the realm of the _______.
46. From psychic awareness to homogenous awareness your listeners enter in the ______.
47. The waves or patterns of manifested consciousness are known as ______.
48. Sleep is not a vritti, it is not considered one of the modifications of consciousness.
49. There are many similarities between deep sleep and samadhi, what is the main difference?
50. At the end of your visualization sequence, story or guided meditation you should chose one object and continue repeating the instructions to focus on it for the duration of the session. What is this one object called?