Background and History of The Rites
This program is used by the Monks to live long, vibrant and healthy lives. In fact, Peter Kelder's book Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth, states that many have lived longer than most can imagine by following the program often called the "Five Tibetan Rites".
Kelder outlines "many examples of the benefits of the "Five Tibetan Rites" including the following: looking much younger; sleeping soundly; waking up feeling refreshed and energetic; release from serious medical problems including difficulties with spines; relief from problems with joints; release from pain; better memory; arthritis relief; weight loss; improved vision; youthing instead of aging; greatly improved physical strength, endurance and vigor; improved emotional and mental health; enhanced sense of well being and harmony; and very high overall energy."
Kelder shares the five rites through the eyes of a fictional character in the British Army(although Kelder claims he is a real individual) driven by a seemingly irrational wish, a wish to recapture his health and youth.
This aging British Army officer embarks upon an adventure of discovery that leads to forbidden Tibetan ancient land obscured by centuries of isolation; a land of wonder, where miraculous feats are a part of everyday life. There, in the shadows of the earth's tallest mountains, he stumbles on the hidden Shangri-La, a mysterious place without time where people age but somehow never grow old.
So begins the chronicle of Colonel Bradford, whose extraordinary adventure brings him back to the West years later at age 73, looking and acting like a man of 45!
How did he accomplish this remarkable feat of rejuvenation? The secret is said to be in a series of five ancient Tibetan exercises, which anyone can perform in a matter of minutes. These simple exercises will restore youthful health and vitality by balancing and harmonizing invisible energy vortexes within the body."
So, you ask, how exactly do "The Five Rites" work?
Good question. The five rites or exercises are designed to stimulate the seven major chakras or energy vortexes in the body. "The seven vortexes govern the seven ductless glands in the body's endocrine system, and the endocrine glands in turn, regulate all of the body's functions, including the process of aging." Energy flows from the Universal Energy Field through the chakras into the energy systems within our bodies, including the Meridian System.
"The first vortex (called the root charka) is located at the base of the spine. The second vortex (the sacral charka) is located in the area of the lower abdomen below the navel. The third vortex (the solar plexus charka) is located above the navel and below the chest. The fourth vortex (the heart charka) is located in the center of the chest. The fifth vortex (the throat charka) is located in the throat area. The sixth vortex (the brow charka) is located at the center of the forehead, between the eyebrows. The seventh vortex (the crown charka) is located at the crown of the head. In a healthy body, each of these vortexes revolves at great speed, permitting vital life energy, also called prana or etheric energy, to flow upward through the endocrine system. But if one or more of these vortexes begins to slow down, the flow of vital energy is inhibited or blocked, and well, that's just another name for aging and ill health."
The quickest way to regain youth, health and vitality is to start these energy vortexes spinning normally again.
The instructions and photographs for the "Five Rites" are directly from the book Ancient Secret of the Fountain of Youth. I highly recommend you purchase the book since it provides detailed information about methodology, concerns, and benefits not included in this article.
And as with any exercise program I suggest you get your doctor's approval prior to engaging in any physical activity especially if you are dealing with an illness or medical condition.
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