“There is nothing wrong with fire but when it burns your house, it is terrible. When it cooks your meal it is beautiful.”
-Yogi Bhajan 12/20/71
We usually think of anger as one of those ugly “bad” emotions. But did you know that the power of anger is the same power that digests our food and energizes our cells?
Anger is neither good nor bad; it is a form of power, and how it manifests can be either destructive or constructive. Anger comes from the Agni Tattva, the fire element that gives us the strength of commitment, discipline, will-power, and the ability to carry out our intentions.
Learning to use the power of anger constructively can help us achieve our purpose, fulfill our dreams, and motivate our lives.
“The Agni Tattva can help us to harmonize the pulse of the Third Chakra—to transform anger to commitment, and to heal mind and body so we can express the soul. Ride this fire with purpose, balance, and grace. Burn through your fears and rise to your highest destiny.”
-Aquarian Teacher Training Manual Level 1
Wisdom from the Master
Kundalini Yoga Technology
Kundalini Yoga Kriya: To Relieve Inner Anger
Anger can either cook food for you, or burn down your house. There is nothing in between.
The Miracle Bend adjusts the Navel Point and helps bring an emotional and angry person to calmness.
Meditation to Make an Angry Person Calm and Gentle
This meditation makes the two sides of the brain discharge, adjusts the electromagnetic field of the brain, and brings neutrality.
Meditation to Transcend Anger
This meditation can be done individually or with a partner to help end an argument.
Kundalini Yoga: Creating Self-Love
It is difficult to get out of anger once you are in it. This meditation corrects the magnetic field so you can open your heart.
Kriya to Make Your Skin Radiant
This set of exercises works to improve the skin by removing the effects of long-term anger and stress through adjustment of the metabolism.
Alternate Nostril Breathing
When we breathe long and deeply through alternate nostrils, the whole nervous system is soothed, calmed and energized simultaneously.
It is said that if you practice this kriya for 22 minutes a day, anger and obnoxiousness will disappear from your personality.
Immune System Booster
We block the flow of strength when we experience feelings of anger, self-defeat, and blame. To boost the immune system, we must overcome these blocks.
This pranayam has the capacity to control your anger and bring your nervous system from frustration to non-frustration.
Meditation for a Calm Heart
This meditation adds clear perception to your relationships with yourself and others. If you are upset at work or in a personal relationship, sit in this meditation for 3 to 15 minutes before deciding how to act. Then act with your full heart.
Hemisphere Adjustment and Subconscious Memory Elimination
When brain coordination is lacking, the person will be angry, frustrated, and self-destructive. The important thing is the coordination of our brain when we are confronted by the challenge of the times.
Creating Magnetic Fields to Expand Your Inner Self
When the energy of the fire tattva is not circulated properly, it can destroy us; it makes us angry, limited, intolerant, and uncommitted. Sometimes the most difficult thing for a person to do is to shift gears; shifting from anger or frustration to something more productive, moving the energy from one chakra to another.
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