The locks in the body, also called
Bhandas, are intentioned muscles contractions, with the aim of redirecting the
energy flow within the body. This techniques speed up the raise of Kundalini
energy, which allows the experience of higher states of consciousness.
To understand the function of
the Bhandas we must understand first how the energy flow takes place in the
There is a channel of energy
that flows INTO the body called Prana, and another channel of energy that flows
OUT of the body, called Apana, the elimination channel.
If both of these energies exist
in enough amounts, they get redirected to a central channel called Sushmana. When
this flow and circulation gets established the Kundalini energy awakens. It can
manifest as neutrality, calmness, increase of concentration, clarity, etc.
As the energy rises up
through the spine will pass through the energy vertex, called Chakras. This
produces a blissful and super-consciousness state.
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The Bhandas can redirect the
circulation of the blood, the energy channels, and proper flow of the spinal
fluid to a central channel called Sushamana, for the awakening of the