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Simha-āsana

Simha-āsana

If it smolders  

and it doesn’t get you down, 

easily and forcefully 

breath will go out; 

but if it smolders

and it hides,

sound will be feeble

and not at all a shout.

 

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  1. ANGER – In simha-āsana, exhalation is through the mouth producing a sound that has to be like the roar of a lion. In my experience as a teacher I have seen people who harboured anger, of which they were fully aware, emitting sounds so powerful to intimidate almost as a lion would. In this case the technique becomes a pleasant outlet. On the contrary, people with a strong tendency to repress their anger can hardly make a sound. They usually have the impression that their voice is completely blocked.
    The physiological link of the liver with the tongue, which in simha-āsana is pushed outwards, and the psychosomatic relationship of the liver with anger, validate this link between the pose and expression of anger on the energetic level.

    WARNINGS: psychosomatics values are to be taken into consideration once you have eliminated any mechanical or physiological cause for the same disease. The same values can vary according to personal experiences.
    SEE YOU TOMORROW WITH A NEW RIDDLE!

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