Not just in Himalaya but in all parts of India there have been Siddhas of Khechari vidya. Some siddhas are known to use khechari science in. Khechari Mudra – Churning the Nectar. To experience the bliss of nectar, yogis practiced khechari mudra. By turning the tongue backwards they found that it. On this website you will find details and examples of the ongoing textual and ethnographic work of James Mallinson on traditional Indian yoga and yogis.

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The State of Mathana becomes natural like sleep in children, within six months. Stories you may want to read. These effects suggest that, though it might seem rather unbelievable, the khecharI mudra might stimulate parts of the brain that are adjacent to where the action takes place.

This might also correspond to a variant uddhara, which I have seen, but was not able to completely comprehend due to the lack of clarity in the varga being indicated. After carrying out this exercise for 6 years he would have stretched his tongue long enough for the mudra. Prahlad Jani, who was put in 24 X 7 under observation without food and water for days and with all biological activities being monitored.

Karanyasa should never be done all at a time, because the body of one who does it all at once will soon decay.

It is clear that in one his sutta-s known as the nAlaka sutta verse 38in the mahAvagga of the suttanipAta, the tathAgata expounds khecyari khecharI mudra just as in the upaniShad as the means of achieve the state of knowledge i. A Yogi should not revolve his tongue in the path. This site uses cookies. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The ninth letter or Bija of Somamsa or the Moon face, should be pronounced in the reverse order.

It goes up obliquely to Sakha some part below the skull and downwards to the well of the throat. He should powder Saindhava or the rock-salt and Pathya or kyechari sea-salt and apply it to that place. With further practice it can it can go beyond uvula and enters nasal cavity to stimulate certain points in order to reach the nectar flowing from above khechzri SAHASRARA Chakra and achieve immortality. He too should be regarded as Achyuta, who gives this science.


Sir Mallinson seems to be a pretty interesting guy as he stated in the documentary that he was both a paraglider and the student vieya a text which I understood to mean the khecharI-vidyA. The mantra itself of the form vidys above was current amongst my coethnics who practiced it in Thanjavur. Thus, the khecharIvidyA in its classical form is an offshoot of the procedure proclaimed in the foundational kaula texts.

While I cannot speak for myself in this case, the reliable experience of the yogin-s suggests that the mudra has a very definitive physiological effect. Then, learn from him the science of Khechari.

Some notes on khecharI mudra | mAnasa-taraMgiNI

Therefore the Yogi first of all learns to get mastery over the Kriyas of Nauli, Dhauti, Kapalabhati Pranayama, Yoni Mudra, Maha Mudra etc in sucession; it is only then he can have access to the third technique of meditation taught by Yogi Dattatreya which is given below. The Devas are pleased. Khechari ivdya the Bija or the seed-letter. Even without Mathana, some wise Yogis attain Siddhi.

Views Read Edit View history. Khechari Bija is spoken of as Agni encircled with water. These Mudras accompanied by vida process of Pranayama while sitting in any one of the Asanas like Padmasana, Siddhasana, Vajrasana, Sukhasana etc. It occupies Brahmarandhra, in another three years. Here we encounter the version that involves cutting of the frenulum linguae, something not found in the earlier texts.

The Yogi should restrain his breath in his heart, by connecting a wire made of gold, silver or iron with the nostrils by means of a thread soaked in milk. In the method of Hatha Yoga the frenulum membrane below the tongue is cut bit by bit to elongate the size of the former; then it is rolled up to touch the upper palate.

Karanyasa or the motions of the fingers and hands in the pronunciation of the Mantras, should be done gradually. The text states that after having cleaned the palate for week by rubbing the yogin incises frenulum by a hair diameter using a sharp scalpel shaped like a snuhI leaf. In conclusion I believe that the khecharI is a real discovery of the Indo-Aryans that has been preserved as a central element of the tradition of yoga, while being refined through the ages.


As per version vudya some scholars it virya related to the Nath Yogi tradition of Shaivism, particularly to Gorakhnath.

Khechari Mudra- A Critical Study

One who knows this science, should practise it with all his efforts. While I have nothing to say of the great siddhi-s mentioned in connection with the mudra, I am aware of yogin-s both vaiShNava and smArta practicing shrIkulA tantra-s who have practiced it, albeit without cutting their frenulum linguae. Without doubt, it stops there. Add to Spiritual Diary. To survive in himalaya, to do sadhana and get in long term samadhi, this science of Khechari was invented by Lord Shiva.

Gheranda Samhita says that the Yogi gains complete control over thirst, hunger, fainting and laziness etc; he too overcomes fear of physical ailments, decay and death. I have not tested this hypothesis viday anyway, but one cannot rule it out. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Yogi attains the Siddhi mentioned in several books, when he gets this Melana from the mouth of the Guru. Vidys practice was incorporated into the early classical yoga of epic period.

Lucky and Unlucky Zodiac Signs for This science is, therefore, very difficult to master. Whitep. Therefore the branch of Hathayoga attempts to bring perfection to the physical system of the human being by means of Asanas, Mudras, Pranayama to make it a fit vehicle to achieve the goal of mundane existence, i. He does this once a month.