This is the method for the first
is often practiced while chanting mantras. For this, meditation is very important as are the Drstis, or gazing places,
Nāsāgra Drsti (the gaze on the tip of the nose) for Sāmashtitih
Angustagra Drsti (the gaze at the thumbs) for the 1st and 9th vinyāsas
Nāsāgra Drsti for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th vinyāsas
Nābhicakra Drsti (gaze at the navel) for the 6th vinyasa
In addition, for the even numbered vinyasas, Recaka should be performed.For the odd, one should do Pūraka.
On the whole, the method for doing Recaka and Pūrakais the same for all the vinyāsas and āsanas ahead.