BRAHMA-MUHURTHA The time early in the morning one and half hours before sunrise This time of the day is recommended for all practices of yoga and is considered apt for meditation.During this time one will be able to effortlessly enter in to a state of higher consciousness. According to Rishi Sushrut, this time is also called as NECTAR TIME as it is best for offering prayers to god. Atharva Veda mentions that this time is good for remaining healthy and away from diseases.
It is recommended by all the old sages and teachers in the yoga tradition, especially in the Bhakti or devotional schools, that even if one is not living in an ashram, if one is serious about a yoga-based lifestyle, one should be awake and performing some spiritual activity during the brahma-muhurta.
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