Healing is the result of a deep inner transformation. Inner stillness is the catalyst for this work and is cultivated through a regular meditation practice. The peace developed via meditation propels the body to heal on a cellular level.
There are countless meditation techniques to choose from. The Vijnana Bhairava Tantra is an ancient text that enumerates 112 techniques to cultivate stillness and beauty. This lush text is set as a loving dialogue between Shiva and Shakti. Shiva is known here as Bhairava and represents pure awareness. Shakti represents Shiva’s creative power. The meditation techniques of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra encompass the spectrum of human experience. It teaches us to find freedom in mundane activities like washing dishes or brushing our teeth.
Meditation on the breath is a practice from the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra. It draws us progressively deeper into Bhairava’s still, blissful fold.
Here is a guided meditation on the breath from this lush text.