1) Walk vigorously in place before meditating. Affirm,

I am awake and ready!  I am awake and ready!

2) Extend your arms vigorously out to the side, then
in front, then high above the head, affirming, “I am positive!
energetic! enthusiastic!” a) Begin with your hands
at the chest, flinging your arms out to the side with the
affirmation, “I am positive!” b) Bring the hands back to
the chest, then extend the arms vigorously in front of
you with the affirmation, “energetic!” c) Bring the hands
back again to the chest, then fling them high above your
head with the affirmation, “enthusiastic!” d) Finally, relax
the arms at the side. Repeat this exercise and affirmation
several times, as you like.

I am positive! (with arms to the side)
Energetic! (arms to the front)
Enthusiastic! (arms stretched up)

3) Rap your knuckles lightly on the forearms and upper
arms, first with the right fist, then with the left, affirming,

“I am master of my body! I am master of myself!”

4) Rub your arms, legs, hips, chest, and other parts of the
body while affirming,

“Awake! Rejoice, my body cells!”

5) Rap your scalp lightly with your knuckles, affirm,

“Be glad, my brain! Be wise and strong!”

6) Massage your scalp lightly all over with the finger-
tips, affirming,

“Awake, my sleeping children! Wake!”


  1. This is wonderful material. I’m sorry it took me two years to become aware of it and to find it. Wish it was more generally available.

  2. I very interest to learn kriya yoga , i have studied lot of books of swami yogananda, i am very fond of engergising exercises and self healing exercices and affirmations

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