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Dhyana: Nature’s Lullaby

Article by: Dnyanada Sahasrabudhe

A toss, a turn, 

A crease, a crumple, 

Numbing silence,

And your chaotic mind 

How many of you relate to this? 

Around 33% of Indian population aged 18 years or more suffers from symptoms related to sleep disorders. These symptoms include difficulty initiating sleep, maintaining sleep and waking up too early.  

Sleep is a crucial element of health and well-being and is known to play a vital role in boosting our immunity, repairing tissues, processing information and in memory consolidation.  

A sleep cycle consists of four stages: NREM Stage 1 is the transition from being awake to falling asleep. In NREM Stage 2, your brain produces rhythmic brain wave activity known as sleep spindles that are associated with gathering, filtering and pruning old memories. During NREM Stage 3, your brain waves slow down and your body repairs your muscles & tissues. In the last stage, called the REM (rapid eye movement) stage, you dream and cement information acquired during the previous day into memories. 

A healthy sleep pattern consists of 4-5 full sleep cycles and lack of it can result in devastating consequences, including compromised quality of life, lower productivity and illnesses such as depression, hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Sleep can be disturbed by multiple environmental factors, such as screen time, noise, stress, caffeine and alcohol consumption. 

Pharmaceutical interventions help users to fall asleep artificially, however, prolonged usage of sleep medications has been associated with dependency and side effects such as headaches, fatigue and dizziness. In contrast, relaxation techniques pooled with good sleep conditions help in tackling sleep problems in a natural way

Breathing techniques induce a state of relaxation by directly balancing the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS is composed of three different parts: the sympathetic, parasympathetic and enteric nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the body’s ”fight or flight” reactions. In contrast, the parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for the body’s “rest” mode. Lastly, the enteric nervous system is responsible for digestion functions, which can act independently of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. For a good night’s sleep, the body should maintain a stable functioning of the ANS.  However, if a person is stressed, the sympathetic nervous system is continuously activated without normal counteraction of the parasympathetic nervous system. This results in shallow breathing, increased heart rate and poor quality of sleep. 


Imbibing Dhyana’s guided Yoganidra session in Savasana, your focus is steered through different parts of your body, whilst remaining motionless. This allows you to scan your body and tap into a state of relaxed consciousness as the mind settles in a place between wakefulness and sleep.

Embrace Dhyana’s guided meditation session to tune into nature’s own lullaby.

Dhyana: Nature’s Lullaby

Article by: Dnyanada Sahasrabudhe

A toss, a turn, 

A crease, a crumple, 

Numbing silence,

And your chaotic mind 

How many of you relate to this? 

Around 33% of Indian population aged 18 years or more suffers from symptoms related to sleep disorders. These symptoms include difficulty initiating sleep, maintaining sleep and waking up too early.  

Sleep is a crucial element of health and well-being and is known to play a vital role in boosting our immunity, repairing tissues, processing information and in memory consolidation.  

A sleep cycle consists of four stages: NREM Stage 1 is the transition from being awake to falling asleep. In NREM Stage 2, your brain produces rhythmic brain wave activity known as sleep spindles that are associated with gathering, filtering and pruning old memories. During NREM Stage 3, your brain waves slow down and your body repairs your muscles & tissues. In the last stage, called the REM (rapid eye movement) stage, you dream and cement information acquired during the previous day into memories. 

A healthy sleep pattern consists of 4-5 full sleep cycles and lack of it can result in devastating consequences, including compromised quality of life, lower productivity and illnesses such as depression, hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Sleep can be disturbed by multiple environmental factors, such as screen time, noise, stress, caffeine and alcohol consumption. 

Pharmaceutical interventions help users to fall asleep artificially, however, prolonged usage of sleep medications has been associated with dependency and side effects such as headaches, fatigue and dizziness. In contrast, relaxation techniques pooled with good sleep conditions help in tackling sleep problems in a natural way

Breathing techniques induce a state of relaxation by directly balancing the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS is composed of three different parts: the sympathetic, parasympathetic and enteric nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for the body’s ”fight or flight” reactions. In contrast, the parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for the body’s “rest” mode. Lastly, the enteric nervous system is responsible for digestion functions, which can act independently of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. For a good night’s sleep, the body should maintain a stable functioning of the ANS.  However, if a person is stressed, the sympathetic nervous system is continuously activated without normal counteraction of the parasympathetic nervous system. This results in shallow breathing, increased heart rate and poor quality of sleep. 


Imbibing Dhyana’s guided Yoganidra session in Savasana, your focus is steered through different parts of your body, whilst remaining motionless. This allows you to scan your body and tap into a state of relaxed consciousness as the mind settles in a place between wakefulness and sleep.

Embrace Dhyana’s guided meditation session to tune into nature’s own lullaby.

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