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Cocooning is a Connection Technique and Healing Technique whereby you withdraw, on a regular/daily basis, in order to engage in Connection Practice. A Cocoon is a safe place, like your home or a room in your house, where you are free of threat and negativity, and where you can have the time and space you need to engage in Connection Practice.

Connection Techniques

Connection Technique > Affirmation, Affirmation of Connection, Autogenic Training, Biofeedback, Bornless Ritual, Breathing, Caloric Reduction, Cocooning, Connection Visualization, Dance, Deprivation, Detachment, Dhikr, Drumming, Fasting, Flow Control, Flow Purification, Graduation Invocation, Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnotism, Hypoventilation, Intent, Intent to Connect, Japam, Mantra, Meditation, Mindfulness, Mysticism of the Historical Event, Poetry, Power Quest, Receptive Seeking, Relaxation, Sensory Deprivation, Spirit Canoe, The Method of the Lamp, The Way of the Hollow Bone, Thought Control, Vajra Breath, Vision Quest, Visualization, Writing, Zazen

Elements of Connection Practice

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Cocooning is a thing in Islamic mystical practice. Muhammad's withdrawal from society in the cave on Mount Hira outside Mecca for the purpose of meditation was seen by later mystics as the basis for the systematic practice of seclusion...."[1]

Related LP Courses


  1. Ernst, Carl W. The Shambhala Guide to Sufism. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1997. p. 48.