Anamayakosha - The Physcial Layer
Olympic National Park
Rainy and cold but that didn't stop me!
I was surely feeling my physical body while hiking in Olympic National Park several years ago. So what exactly is that layer or Kosha all about? First off, the Koshas represent a more refined dimension of consciousness. The anamayakosha is specially referred to as the physical or food body.The following list covers the attributes to this sheath:
- Gross - physical body
- Skin, flesh and bones
- Nourishment or food
- Healthy diet and lifestyle choices to balance one's constitution
- Movements based on the physical body such as asanas, pilates, fitness training and massage
- Material of creation, gross manifestation of matter in different strengths and qualities
Today, tap into the sensations of your body - the anamaykosha. This will not only keep you in the present moment but bring awareness to the earthly plane or physical matter.