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Meditation to Remove Haunting Thoughts

To clear away old patterns of grief and fear, practice this kriya. In yogic tradition, it is said that this meditation successfully removes unsettling thoughts from the past that surface into the present; that it can take difficult situations in the present and release them into the hands of Infinity; that this can be done in just 40 seconds and it really works!

Posture: Sit comfortably.

Eyes: Lower the eyelids until the eyes are only open 1/10th.Concentrate on the tip of the nose.

Mantra: In this process, you will be silently, mentally chanting Wahe Guru. On "Wa" mentally focus on the right eye. On "He" mentally focus on the left eye. On "Guru" mentally focus on the tip of the nose.

Focus and Breath:

Inhale, exhale and mentally repeat Wahe Guru.

Inhale and bring to mind the encounter or incident which happened to you.

Exhale and mentally repeat Wahe Guru.

Inhale. Visualize and relive the actual feeling of the encounter.

Exhale and again mentally repeat Wahe Guru.

Inhale and reverse roles in the encounter you are remembering. Become the other person and experience their perspective.

Exhale and mentally repeat Wahe Guru.

Inhale. Forgive the other person and forgive yourself.

Exhale and mentally repeat Wahe Guru.

Inhale. Let go of the incident and release it into the Universe.

© The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan

This meditation can be found on the Library of Teachings and in I am a Woman, available through KRI.