To spread the original, universal and eternal truth, path or law of yoga, which remains forever the same in essence, yet always adapts to the time and place.

6th Chakra Teaching Poster:
The Plane of Austerity

This yoga poster created especially for teaching is based on the Plane of Austerity painting by Pieter Weltevrede, that is also available as a poster without texts.

Hard work on the self characterizes the one who vibrates in the 6th Chakra. Tapah means penance, mortification, burning and the practice of meditation on self-denial. People on this airy plane are high ascetics and yogis, who have gone on the path of no return, engaged in penances to reach the 7th chakra levels. All elements are under control and there is no more identification with male or female energies. The austerities are needed in order to burn off the remaining karmas and fully open the third eye. The sound Om becomes the central mantra, encompassing all sounds in the internal and external environment. When in the presence of a person that vibrates on this plane, other people lose their identities and inhibitions and try to merge their consciousness with his.

Closeup of a detail of the painting

This state of Being is more fully described in the "Leela Game of Self-Knowledge", from where the above text was synthesized.

Other States of Being in the Chakras

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