Pancha-Bhūta-śuddhi – Purification of the five bodily elements –
Purification of the five body elements, known as pancha-Bhūta-śuddhi, is found in the Devi Bhagavatam.
We can purify the body elements using breath, mantra and visualisation. The objective of this meditation is to transform the ordinary body, making a new subtle body filled with dynamic cosmic energy.
The elemental substances used in our pancha-Bhūta-śuddhi ‘ritual’ includes: salt and sesame (earth), tulsi and rose tea (water), white sage and candle (fire), Ayurveda perfume, ‘scent of samadhi’ (air), sacred ash (space, mind). These will be consumed and applied as tilaks to aid the process of self-transformation.
Earth dissolves into water …
If you would like a transcript of the full mediation please email Ali – firstname.lastname@example.org, or come to meditation Wednesday 7.30pm.
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