into all the energies of the Earth is the goal of this very ancient
meditation exercise. The predominant effects of this technique are
a long life (barring the unforeseen, of course) as achieved through
physical regeneration and rejuvenation of the body. More
specifically, this is accomplished by aligning our bodies with with the
natural energy field of the Earth.
Using a compass,
first determine the precise direction of north/south. Now align your
body along north/south lines by laying down with your head toward the
south with feet pointing north. Begin to relax your mind and your
body by watching your breathing.
your body dissolving into whatever you are laying on. Of course,
you are not expected to really believe this, but just try to imagine the
sensation. Continue this visualization with whatever is below that, and
then below that, until you begin to feel yourself merging with the
ground. Actually try to feel as if you are "one with"
and part of the ground and eventually the Earth itself. Guide your
mind to think about the enormity of the planet Earth. Picture it
spinning on its axis, strategically suspended in space and envision what
it feels like for your body to spin with it. Deepen this
visualization until you can actually feel yourself spinning with the
Next, focus on
the lower half of your body which is facing north. Imagine
yourself like the magnetized end of a compass needle perfectly aligned
with the Earth's magnetic field. Remaining for now with just the
lower chakras (ending with the heart one), visualize energy moving
through your chakras as if doing the color-chakra exercise.
At the end of five minutes,
you want to reverse the position of your body so your head points north
and your feet toward the south. Follow the same procedure outlined above, but
this time begin the visualization with energizing the upper part of your body
starting with the heart chakra and concluding with the crown chakra.
Be sure you
continue this for at least five minutes in each direction. Of course, as with other
meditation exercises, do them for a longer period of time, if at all