From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sukṣmakriyā literally means 'the subtle process'.

It is the fourth step in the practice of Layayoga. It consists in withdrawing the mind from the external sense-objects and concentrating on the light between the eyebrows. This is also called jyotirdhyāna.


  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore