Be Open, Honest, Relaxed, and Caring

This kriya uses a Jupiter Mudra and a cleansing mouth breath to expel toxins from the body. It’s designed to help us remain open, honest, relaxed, and caring despite the pressures of the times.

Part 1

Posture: Sit in Easy Pose with a straight spine.

Mudra: Extend the Jupiter (index) fingers of each hand and lock down the other fingers with your thumbs. (This is a Jupiter energy mudra.)

Breath: Inhale deeply through your mouth and exhale completely through your nose. Continue on your own time. Breathe in deeply through the mouth and exhale powerfully through the nose, creating a heat in the nostrils. This will help to eliminate toxins.

Eyes: With your eyes nine-tenths closed, look at the tip of your nose. Position the hands so that the Jupiter fingers point straight up and you can see one hand on each side of your nose. In your view, the tip of your nose will be in the center, with one hand on each side. The position is very personal; each person will have to arrange their own distance so that they can see all three points while their eyes are nine-tenths closed.


Continue in this manner for 11 minutes, then increase your effort and continue this breath pattern, breathing as heavily as you can for another 1 ½ minutes. Relax. (Total time 12 ½ minutes).

Part 2

Posture: Sit straight, put your hands in your lap.

Focus: Meditate on your spine, visualizing that it is lit like a light tube. Imagine that it is a glowing bluish color. Meditate and become a very strong-willed, clear person.


Continue for 2 ½ minutes. To end, sit as straight as you can, interlock your fingers behind your neck. Inhale deeply, hold your breath for 10 -15 seconds and try to press the neck forward with the clasped hands while, at the same time, pressing backward with the neck. Repeat this breath sequence two more times. Your hands and your neck press strongly in opposite directions, counterbalancing and neutralizing each other.


Let this be a cleansing breath—physically, mentally, and emotionally. Take your time and establish a rhythm. Pull the breath into the depths of the belly, and exhale powerfully through the nose. With this exhale, expel not only the physical toxins but the mental and emotional garbage as well. Exhale with force so the breath becomes hot. Allow the heat to make fire of what no longer serves you. Focus this intention as you concentrate the pituitary to see the Unseen.

© 3HO. This kriya is courtesy of YB Teachings, LLC.

This meditation can be found in Praana Praanee Praanayam.

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