Venus Kriyas are powerful yogic techniques for partners that utilize the male and female polarities that exist in all of us.
Practice of Venus Kriyas can help to establish balance in a relationship, allow you the opportunity to connect with and support one another's higher self, and develop the experience of Oneness between the two of you. The focus stays at the heart, projecting love and caring, with the highest good for both partners.
Follow the procedures on How to Practice Venus Kriyas.
3-Part Venus Kriya
Part 1. Sit on your heels in Rock Pose facing your partner. Place your hands on your thighs, palms down. Look into each other’s eyes, trying not to blink. Radiate love and see yourself in your partner’s eyes. Continue for 1 minute.
Part 2. Stand up facing your partner. Join hands and look into each others’ eyes, projecting divine love.
Next, squat down together in Crow Pose, keeping the feet flat on the ground and the hands joined. Try to get your buttocks to touch the ground. Look into each other’s eyes. Inhale and stand up together. Hold the breath in for a few seconds. Then exhale as you squat back down in Crow Pose. Hold the breath out a few seconds.
Repeat the exercise a total of 5 times, inhaling as you stand up and then hold the breath in, exhaling as you squat down and then hold the breath out.
Part 3. Sit in Rock Pose facing your partner. Inhale and hold the breath in a few seconds, then exhale and hold the breath out a few seconds. Repeat the breath pattern a total of 5 times.
To end, inhale, exhale, and relax.
© 3HO. This kriya is courtesy of YB Teachings, LLC. Used with permission.