Sit in an Easy Pose, with a light jalandhar bandh. Keep
the torso straight at all times. Do not lean forward or
Mudra: Bring the hands in front of the body at the level
of the Heart Center. Close the fingers over the thumbs
into fists with the thumb tips at the base of the little
fingers, if possible. Press the fists together at the first
knuckles from the tips of the fingers in such a manner
that the base of the palms are together and the backs of
the palms face away from the center.
Eye Position: Fix the eyes on the tip of the nose. There
is no required mantra except the subtle sense of the breath
Breath: Begin the following steady breathing pattern:
Inhale deeply through the nose. Exhale completely
through the mouth with pursed lips. Inhale smoothly
through the mouth. Exhale through the nose.
Time: Continue for 3 minutes. Build slowly to a steady
11 minutes. Build the meditation to a maximum of 22
To End: Inhale and hold the breath as you stretch both
hands up over the head. Exhale and continue to stretch for
2 more deep breaths. Relax.
Caliber is the ability to maintain the projected status and
activity of our committed self. When we become our own
directive authority, then the psyche can fulfill the self,
and you can be happy. Normally we reject authority and
initiate chaos out of an attempt to create individuality by
difference rather than through integrity and wholeness.
This meditation enhances your capacity for caliber, to
hold and execute self-authority.