We all talk about this Mer-Ka -Ba
What it is?
Mer = Light body
Ka =Astral Body
Ba = Etheric body
It is a triple sheath that is used as a vehicle of consciousness.
Here is a symbolic Representation
the cosmic being -- your very self lies centered in the middle and around you in the different directions
are focal points of light where the triangles intersect
This merkaba is the fruit of eons of discovery and investigation.
Here is another model layed out flat in a Yantra( Means Blueprint )
The Yantra/Merkaba is powered and energized by sound energy.The word.
Different Yantras can be created for various purposes to acomplish external acts.
These above Yantras are created for the act of taking the embodied spirit back to his original realm
Techniques of Construction
This video is in english and transliterated and in the hebrew.
Pronounce the mantra exactly as spoken. and you envision the spirt of the different angels in their various positions around you.
This is part of the bedtime Shema, the prayers and meditations before sleep, found in the Siddur after the evening service, Maariv.
One of the most ancient names of G-d is "El" - and we see that name in the names of the angels.
The first angel is Michael - "mi"="who" - "C"="like" [is] like G-D - right side
The second angel is Gavriel - the Gevurah, power of G-d - left side
The third angel is Uriel - the Or - light of G-d - in front
The fourth angel is Rafael - healed by G-d - following
The fifth angel is Shekhinat El - the Shekhina - feminine presence of G-d - above the head.
The breathing sounds are reminders to take deep, full breaths as you do the meditation, through the nose, holding slightly as feels comfortable.
This meditation brings great protection and comfort, and can be used as a mantra anywhere, anytime.