Ha, The Breath, The Ha Rite
Breath is not only the breathing of the lungs, it is the
the Spirit, the essence. We practice deep breathing to connect us to
life. We in our bodies are oxygen burners, and deep full breath
our functional efficiency dramatically. We breathe in not only
we need but also the Mana, the Ki, the chi, Prana. The life force
we must have not only in our lungs but into our every pore and
our being, our three selves our energy bodies (aura) and our physical
The Practice of Ha breathing and of Ha rite ritual has
but is found in most Huna traditions in some form.
Take a deep breath
your nose quickly. Not so deeply as to be uncomfortable or cause
strain. Then exhale slowly through the mouth, making the sound "ha" as
just a soft sound on the exhaled breath do not exhale so greatly as to
cause discomfort. The mouth is only partially opened not widely.
first taught to repeat this four times in groups of four, not
I was also taught
to do it standing with feet apart , knees slightly bent and hands held
slightly out to the side and forward with palms upward. but others do
seated. As you release your breath let the exhalation carry off
all your tensions and troubles as you breath in let yourself be aware
pulling in the healing breath to fill each part of you being with
light and energy.
You may become more focused and mentally clear and
in a calm and peaceful way from doing the Ha breath this can be done as
many times a day as you want, nothing to excess of course.
This breath form is used in Many Huna traditions as a
active prayer , meditation and manifestation or affirmation processes
it can build up an extra supply of Mana (life force ) which can be used
to amplify these efforts.
Another Huna Breath Form is sometimes called the Piko
In which the attention is shifted between the crown on
and the navel on the exhale as you sit comfortably. This will help
grounding and centering to help you reach a state of relaxed
alertness in which you may be able to receive guidance from spiritual
source. I was taught this Technique by Jana Mallard but
apparently it should be credited to Serge Kahili King.