Sunset in the Forest

10 steps to Dinarcharya
1. Atmantattva Avalokanam- wake up time as per doshas
2. Sankalpa
3. Swara Sadhana
4. Usha/Upasana
5. Agnisara, nauli, Kapalbhati
6. Apana Kriyas, Surya Namaskara/Joint Exercises/Asana
7. Panacha Indriya Snana

  • tongue scrapping

  • mouth rinsing

  • teeth brushing

  • nose- neti/nasya

  • ears cleaning

  • eyes washing

  • skin oiling


8. Mani Dharana
9. Guru Vanana/Morning chants
10. Anna Grahana

10 Steps to Ratricharya

1. Pancha snanam

2. Four activities ro avoid as per texts at the time of sandhi (eating, sleeping, loud sounds, wandering around in groups/crowds)

3. Kriya Sandhi Sakshitva

4. Swadhyaya- gayatri mantra (listen/chant/hum)

5. Anna Grahana, Mantra before meals:

 

Annam Brahma raso Vishnu

pakto devo Maheshvarah

evam jnaktva tu yo bhunkte

anna dosha na lipyate

6. Shat Padavali

7. Panchana Kriya (mudra, paranayama, tea, churnam, pickle, kriya- ghee in belly button)

8. Snehana

  • eye (ghee on eyes)

  • nose (nasya)

  • skin, feet, hands, head (abhyanga/pada abhyanga/shiro abhyanga+ marmani)

9. Sankalpa and Shitali Karana

10. Nidra Paana with arma tattva avalokanam