Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha

The Dance of Mental Expanssion

This dance for brothers and sisters is called Kaoshikii Nrta. It is a psycho-spiritual dance to help the development of the mind to more subtle levels. This dance was given by Shrii Shrii Anandamurtiji.
He said Kaoshikii Nrta has all the positive effects on the mental and spiritual body. The creator of this dance, Kaoshikii stated that the regular practice of this dance can cure 22 physical and mental illnesses.
It is a devotional dance and it is performed with the most effective mantra and the proper ideation.

Kaoshikii Yoga Dance ‘is like the blossoming of the innermost self’ – The 21 minute worldwide mysticism dance that cures disease. Dance your illnesses away!

Kaoshikii Yoga Dance is one of the most complete, all round workouts ever created for your body mind and spirit. It is a simple rhythmic yoga dance based on mudras, where each of the movements represent a different spiritual meaning.

The name of Kaoshikii Yoga Dance comes from the word ‘Kosa’ meaning ‘layer of mind’ and was introduced to the world in 1978 bu Shrii Shrii Anandamurti, who said that ‘While dancing Kaoshikii ones seeks to establish the link between the Microcosm and Macrocosm’, or more simply ‘Mysticism’. Kaoshikii pertains to the innermost self of the individual, the self of the individual that is hidden within the Kos’as – meaning Koashikii is like the blossoming of the innermost self’.

The yogic dance is made up of a series of 16 movements performed in rhythm to the spoken mantra ‘Baba Nam Kevelam’, which means ‘Everything is love.

Benefits of Kaoshikii 

  1. Its great exercise for all the glands and limbs
  2. It Increases Life Span
  3. It helps with easy childbirth
  4. The spine becomes flexible
  5. It Cures Arthritis
  6. It Cures Gout in the Spine, Neck and Waist
  7. The Mind becomes Strong and Sharp
  8. Cures irregularities in Menstruation
  9. Cures Glandular secretions
  10. Troubles in the bladder will be cured
  11. Gives complete control over the limbs
  12. Adds charm and glow to the face and skin
  13. It removes wrinkles
  14. It removes lethargy
  15. It Cures Insomnia
  16. It Cures panic attacks
  17. Fear complexes will be removed
  18. Hopelessness will be cured
  19. It helps with self expression and develops your potential
  20. Spinal pain, piles, hernia, hydrocele in men, nervous disability will be cured
  21. It Cures kidney and gall bladder troubles, gastric trouble, dyspepsia, acidity, dysentery, syphilis, gonorrhoea, obesity and liver diseases
  22. It increases the capacity to work until 80 years of age

Kaoshikii dance can be practised anywere. You dont need any equipment- just a little bit of practise and dedication. After a few attempts you will soon pick up the steps and feel all the incredible benefits of this dance. It just takes 21 to 3o minutes and you will sweat, the song will be stuck in your head for weeks .

Meanings

  • When you raise your arms above the head with the palms touching it represents the entire mind focusing on a single Devine point 
  • When bending to the sides, it symbolises the swaying of tress in the wind to attract Devine Grace
  • The forward bending represents letting go of our ego as we touch the earth
  • As we raise our hearts with arms stretched into the backward bends it signifies our ability to overcome any obstacles
  • The final rhythmic steps of the dance connect us to the continual cosmic rhythm of the Universe

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