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What is sankalpa? This is the most common question I get from my students, Youtube subscribers and followers on Insight Timer. In this lesson I talk about what is the primary sankalpa in Yoga Nidra.
You will often also hear Nidra guides asking you "What is your Heart’s Desire?" this is a reference to the Primary Sankalpa. In english terms, we don't really have a word for something like the Primary Sankalpa but you might think of it as your true north direction in this life? In Yog Nidra you can think of primary sankalpa as not just an intention but your north star, the guiding light that leads you towards your purpose and right action in this lifetime.
Your primary sankalpa is a vow or resolve that is called upon in the type of meditation that I teach which is called Yoga Nidra. In this video I talk about some of the yogic wisdom behind a Sankalpa and also my own experience with the evolution of my Primary Sankapla over time. It's really shifted and become so much more clear over the years. In the beginning, I had NO IDEA what my primary Sankalpa might be or where it would evolve to over time.
Watch the video and hear all about it here:
Gail Boorstein Grossman
transformational sleep yoga nidra graduate
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I'd love to hear from you in the comments below! Did you know about Sankalpa? Have you heard of Primary Sankalpa? Are you working with a Sankalpa right now? How long have you been working with your Sankalpa?
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