THE 6 HEALING SOUNDS
This exercise will take you about 15 min. It is called the 6 Healing Sounds. This a Chi Kung internal Chinese energetic practice based on the 5 Element Theory, which regulates Chinese medicine. I learned this basic active meditation with Taoist master Mantak Chia in 1996. If you practice this simple exercise you will get in touch with your organs, which regulated body and emotional balance.
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First, loosen up your body standing by shaking all your joints. Then sit upright facing North on the front of a comfortable and firm chair. Feel your feet squarely on the floor and clasp your hands together. Take a minute to calm your mind by bringing your focus down in your belly behind your navel, then exhale all emotional and physical tension down into the Earth until you feel centered and a sense of stillness. Smile into your navel. All sounds are made subvocaly.
SOUND # 1 -- Lung sound SSSSSS - Metal Element in the season of Autumn
Be aware of the direction of the West and focus on your nose and your sense of smell and smile to your lungs. Inhale a white light into your lungs. Lift your arms in a round shape with the palms facing out and slightly higher than your forehead. Exhale with the sound SSSS all grief, sadness, and depression. Inhale a white light into your lungs feeling clairvoyance and courage then lower your arms back on your knees. Repeat 3 times minimum or add series of 3 then rest, smiling at your lungs
SOUND # 2 -- Kidney sound TCHOOO - Water Element in the season of Winter
Be aware of the direction of the North and focus on your ears and your sense of —smile into your kidneys. Bring your legs together until they touch. Inhale a dark blue light into your kidneys. Push your toes up and round your back and push your stomach against your spine as your exhale with the sound TCHOOO with a rounded mouth. Exhale fear with this sound. Inhale, coming back to a normal sitting position feeling trust and gentleness in your kidneys.
Repeat 3 times minimum or add series of 3. Rest and smile to your kidneys.
SOUND # 3 - Liver sound SHEEEE - Wood Element in the season of Spring
Be aware of the direction of the East and focus on your eyes and your sense of sight. Inhale a bright green light into your liver and smile into your liver. Clasp your fingers together lifting your arms vertically, palms facing up and stretch the right side of your torso bending to the left. Exhaling with the sound SHEEE with the emotions of frustration and anger. Inhale, bringing your arms down and palms to your knees feeling kindness and generosity fill your liver.
Repeat 3 times or add series of 3.
Rest and smile to your liver.
Sound # 4 - Heart sound HAAA - Fire Element in the season of Summer
Be aware of the direction of the South and focus on your tongue and your sense of taste and speech. Inhale a bright red light into your heart and smile into your heart. Clasp your fingers together lifting your arms vertically, palms facing up and stretch the left side of your torso bending to the right, exhaling the sound HAAA with the emotions of hastiness and jealousy. Inhale, bringing your arms down and palms to your knees feeling appreciation, compassion, and unconditional love in your heart. Smile into your heart.
Repeat 3 times minimum or add series of 3. Rest and smile to your heart.
Sound # 5 - Stomach WHOOO- Earth Element in the season of Indian Summer
Be aware of the direction underneath and focus on your mouth/lips and your sense of appetite. Inhale a bright yellow light into your digestive system —smile into your digestive system. Bring your fingers under the left side of your ribs, exhaling the sound WHOOO with the emotions of worry and anxiety. Inhale, bringing your palms to your knees feeling satisfaction and equity in your digestive system.
Smile to your digestive system.
Repeat 3 times or add series of 3. Rest and smile to your digestive system.
Sound # 6 - Triple Warmer: Regulates and Distributes source vital energy HEEEE
1. Lie down on your back.
2. Close the eyes and take a deep breath, expanding the stomach
and chest without strain.
3. Exhale on the sound “Heeeeeee”, made subvocally, as you picture and feel a
large roller pressing out your breath,
beginning at the top of the chest and ending at the lower abdomen. Imagine the
chest and abdomen are as flat as a sheet of paper,
and feel light, bright, and empty. Rest by breathing normally.
4. Repeat 3 to 6 times, or more, if you are still wide awake. The Triple Warmer
Sound also can be used to relax, without falling.