I just came back after sitting 10 days Vipassana meditation - and already starting to sit 2 hours a day! Before going for it, I had been quite active in IQ, and got to know about Getting into the Vortex Meditation here. I love to buy it, but before that I love to know in brief about it - so that I can imagine how I can carry to sort of meditation technique together. I will be thankful for your explanation - as I have been for the information I get here.
asked 05 Sep '12, 11:57
Barry Allen ♦♦
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The GITV meditations are firstly a guided meditation ( meditation with the aid of a guide, the guide being Abraham) as opposed to Vissapana where you meditate in silence.
There are 4 guided meditations, 15 minutes in length, and each covering a different topic. Relationships, General Well-Being, Physical Well-Being and Financial Abundance. There is also an extra track called Mostly Meditation Music which is good for practising the breathing technique.
The breathing is controlled / deliberate, as opposed to Vissapana where you just observe the breath without controlling it. You breathe in time with the music which is orchestrated around a 3- beat / 5-beat rhythmic pattern. Inhale for 3 beats / exhale for 5 beats.
The breathing technique is very energising and because there are no gaps in it, this helps to anchor a part of your awareness in the present moment. I still use this daily.
Here is a sample.
answered 05 Sep '12, 14:48
Appreciated :) - but wished the sample is longer!!!!
(06 Sep '12, 02:35) ZDCobran
@ZDCobran-Here is a longer sample http://youtu.be/Sd-RUoWjl8M
(06 Sep '12, 05:41) Satori
@Satori: I am thankful for your all effort - to let me know about this meditation :) More in my surprise, is the beats pattern of breathing is only considered when Abraham tells breath in and breath out - or we should control in that beat pattern during the guiding statements as well? Hopefully, there is clear instruction once I buy the meditation CD? I am already looking forward :)
(06 Sep '12, 12:15) ZDCobran
@ZDCobran- Your welcome.You just keep breathing 3/5 right through the entire meditation with no gaps. Abraham come in periodicly with that "breath in, breath out" as a guide I think, it helps if you get lost with the breathing pattern:)
(06 Sep '12, 15:00) Satori
@Satori: Thank you once again :) I bought it today :) Let's see how it goes, but I am already looking forward to be thankful for IQ community to let me know about GITV!
(07 Sep '12, 13:33) ZDCobran
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In addition to being guided and controlling your breathing as Satori pointed out above, the guided meditation by Abraham Hicks also gradually mould or elevate your vibration in relation to the specific guided meditation topic (such as physical well being or relationships etc) you are listening to every time you meditate.
Therefore, you will gradually start to feel better about that particular subject as the meditation gradually makes your resistance subside.
answered 05 Sep '12, 18:07
..am thankful for the added clarification :) @Pink Diamond
(06 Sep '12, 02:35) ZDCobran
Very important point I forgot to mention here. Thanks
(06 Sep '12, 15:02) Satori
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Consciously Connected Breathing gets me faster and easier into the vortex. once inside, do your affirmations or vibrational work there. for reference, The Presence Process, Edition 2 can be downloaded here. This goes well together with releasing techniques.