Sealing Off the Lower Nature

An e-devotee asks what asana besides the lotus posture would work to close off the lower chakras. Gurudeva's response describes the lower chakras in terms of the lower nature and spiritual and non-spiritual people. Then he gives his advice.

Photo of  Gurudeva
A satguru is needed because the mind is so cunning and the ego is a self-perpetuating mechanism. It is he who inspires, assists, guides and impels the shishya toward the Self of himself.
—Gurudeva