Updated: Jan 5, 2021
A deeply emotional Full Moon in Cancer is rising on 30th December 2020 ,capping off transformative year to remember as we head into a new,unknown future and decade.
The full moon is the time to release and shed what no longer serves us. Use this time to rest, cleanse, meditate and connect with yourself. Reconnect with your intentions and move forward to manifesting them into reality. The brightness of the moon represents abundance, prosperity and healing energy. Reflect, breathe deep and take some time to let the moonbeams in.
Full Moon relaxation breathing practice
My favourite practice during the full 𝐌𝐎𝐎𝐍 is Chandra bedana or Moon piercing yoga breathing practice.
This is a version of alternate nostril breathing that connects you to lunar energy by inhaling only through your left nostril and exhaling through your right.
Pranayama is an ancient breathing technique that can immediately help you tap into your feminine energy. It helps you to fully inhabit your body, to experience the present moment and to feel the deep connection you have with the universe. To practice pranayama (sometimes called ‘moon-piercing breath'), first find a comfortable place where you will not be disturbed. Relax your body, and touch your thumb and middle finger to the space between your eyebrows – this is the space that represents your third eye, or the seat of your intuition. Next, close your eyes, and press down on your right nostril with your thumb so that when you breathe in, you do so through your left nostril only. Then, swap over, pressing down on your left nostril as you breathe out, so that you exhale through your right nostril only. Practice this sequence at least twenty times, and notice how you feel.
P𝒓𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒄𝒆 𝑴𝒐𝒐𝒏 𝒑𝒊𝒆𝒓𝒄𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒆𝒙𝒆𝒓𝒄𝒊𝒔𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒓𝒆𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒏 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒎,𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒖𝒊𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆,𝒄𝒂𝒍𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒑𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒏𝒆𝒄𝒕 you𝒓𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒗𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝑳𝑼𝑵𝑨𝑹 𝒇𝒆𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒆 𝒆𝒏𝒆𝒓𝒈𝒚
𝑩𝒚 𝑰𝑵𝑯𝑨𝑳𝑰𝑵𝑮 𝒕𝒉𝒓𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑳𝑬𝑭𝑻 nostril
𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑬𝑿𝑯𝑨𝑳𝑰𝑵𝑮 𝒕𝒓𝒉𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑹𝑰𝑮𝑯𝑻 nostril
Full demonstration on the video bellow.
A ritual to release and let go
Settle into the space around you.Sit comfortably in a chair or on your yoga mat,close your eyes and begin by taking some deep, slow and loving breaths in and out. Feel the weight of your body on the floor. Feel the position of your hands in your lap or by your sides. Allow the natural pull of gravity to help you to relax and let go. Be here now.Be in the moment and trust in the light and powerful energy of the full moon.
Now bring to mind that which you no longer want in your life. The things you wish to release that do not serve you. Allow them to linger for a moment in your minds eye allow them to be there, simply observe as you continue to breathe calmly.
Say in your mind I release this unworthiness I release this doubt I release this fear and anger I release resentment I release judgment I release envy and comparisons I release relationships that do not serve me I release toxic people and situations
As you say this, imagine each of the things, habits, people, behaviours or thought patterns that you wish to release, disappearing in the full and powerful light of this moon. See them dissolve, consumed, floating away into the infinite pure light of the moon.....
Now remain here, breathing comfortably and basking in the glow of your imaginary full moon.Stay here as long as you need in the sensation of gratitude and appreciation. Whenever you are ready, bring yourself back to the room and open your eyes.
FULL MOON MALA wearing and cleansing
MOON MALAS necklace or bracelet worn during at full moon harmonizes the body into the natural lunar cycle that's why HOWLITE is the specific stone that fully aligns with the energy of the moon. Whereas most stones are charged in the sun,HOWLITE gets its power from the moonlight. That means its energies are more feminine, intuitive, psychic, calm, and healing,grounding.
The Full Moon is an opportune time cleanse the energy of your beads and magnify the energies you want to attract. Full Moon energy is potent with the energy of fullness, abundance, attraction, manifestation, love. As the beads are known to absorb and store energy and cleansing helps to remove stagnant energy take advantage of the Full Moon by recharging your precious gemstones and resetting them for the coming month.
To cleanse your mala with the Full Moon, take your beads outside and set them down on the earth beneath the moon or leave it on the window sill in the full moonlight.
Clear out the old to prepare for new.Venture beyond your comfort zone.Strengthen your ineer connection.Expand through higher learning.Let your light shine.
Don't let the magic energy of Full Moon to pass you by!
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