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Unmani is Sanskrit word that means “no mind,” “beyond the mind” or “thoughtless.” In yogic philosophy, it describes a state of transition between two states of consciousness – waking and dreaming. In unmani, the yogi is neither fully awake nor asleep. It can also be thought of as the transition between conscious and unconscious thought patterns. Unmani is not a state of meditation, which requires an awakened state The word unmani is also sometimes used to mean samadhi or one of the levels of samadhi, or the final limb of Patanjali's eightfold path of yoga Sit in any comfortable meditative pose Open your eyes to the fullest without straining Inhale slowly and deeply Retain the breath inside and shift the focus to Bindu (Imagine a point at the back of the forehead) Exhale gradually along with descending the awareness from Bindu through the chakras in the spine. It follows the order Ajna, Vishuddha, Anahata, Manipura, Swadhisthana, and finally terminating at the Muladhara With descending the awareness, gradually close your eyes, and shut them fully reaching the Muladhara The awareness must be concentrated to look within whether the eyes are closed or opened Allow yourself to go through this process spontaneously and effortlessly Inhale again to begin the next round Repeat the process for 11 rounds