Prana and Pranayama

Prana and Pranayama

  • Author : Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01
  • Genre: Hatha yoga
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 8186336796

Prana and Pranayama Book Description :

Prana  Pranayama  Prana Vidya

Prana Pranayama Prana Vidya

  • Author : Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati
  • Publisher : Yoga Publications Trust
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 347
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4152877

Prana Pranayama Prana Vidya Book Description :

Chiefly on Pr anay ama Yoga, the art of breath control."

The Science of Pranayama

The Science of Pranayama

  • Author : Sri Swami Sivananda
  • Publisher : Youcanprint
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788892656567

The Science of Pranayama Book Description :

Table Of Contents PUBLISHERS' NOTE INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE Prana and Pranayama Sub-Pranas and Their Functions The Colour of Pranas The Length of the Air-Currents The Centering of the Prana The Lungs Sushumna Kundalini Shat-Chakras Nadis Purification of Nadis Shat-Karmas (The Six Purificatory Processes) Dhauti Basti Neti Nauli Kapalabhati CHAPTER TWO The Meditation Room The Five Essentials The Place The Time The Adhikari Dietetic Discipline Yogic Diet Mitahara Purity in Food Charu Milk Diet Fruit Diet Articles Allowed Articles Forbidden A Kutir For Sadhana Matra Padmasana (Lotus Pose) Technique Siddhasana (The Perfect Pose) Technique Svastikasana (Prosperous Pose) Samasana (Equal Pose) Three Bandhas Arambha Avastha Ghata Avastha Parichaya Avastha Nishpatti Avastha CHAPTER THREE What is Pranayama Pranayama (According to the Gita) Pranayama (According To Sri Sankaracharya) Pranayama (According to Yogi Bhusunda) Control of Breath Varieties of Pranayama Three Types of Pranayama The Vedantic Kumbhaka Pranayama for Nadi-Suddhi Mantra During Pranayama Exercise No. 1 Exercise No. 2 Exercise No. 3 Exercise No. 4 Deep Breathing Exercise Kapalabhati The External Kumbhaka (Bahya) Easy Comfortable Pranayama (Sukha Purvaka) Pranayama for Awakening Kundalini Pranayama During Meditation Pranayama While Walking Pranayama in Savasana Sitkari Sitali Bhastrika Bhramari Murchha Kevala Kumbhaka Pranic Healing Distant Healing Relaxation Relaxation of Mind Importance and Benefits of Pranayama Special Instructions APPENDIX Concentration on Solar Plexus Pancha Dharana Prithvi Dharana Ambhasi Dharana Agneyi Dharana Vayavya Dharana Akasa Dharana Story of Yogi Bhusunda The Inner Factory Yogic Diet Sivananda's Pranayama Kundalini Pranayama Questions and Answers GLOSSARY

Restoring Prana
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Restoring Prana

  • Author : Robin L. Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Singing Dragon
  • Release Date : 2019-12-19
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857013576

Restoring Prana Book Description :

One of the most common issues clients face is lack of energy, vitality or prana and this book presents a simple yet revolutionary breathing approach to restore balance. Grounded in the yogic teachings, this text introduces the Buteyko breathing method as a more contemporary way of understanding the original intention of pranayama. Through extensive research, Robin Rothenberg establishes that as with Dr. Buteyko's breath retraining technique, the ancient yogis prescribed breathing less not more. Vedic science and physiology are broken down and explained in accessible ways. The book presents a new understanding and application of breathing to address a wide range of ailments, including COPD, asthma, hay-fever, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, sleep apnoea and neurological conditions.

Yogic Pranayama

Yogic Pranayama

  • Author : Dr. K S Joshi
  • Publisher : Orient Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Breathing exercises
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 8122200893

Yogic Pranayama Book Description :

The book is a complete one of its kind books on Pranayama, an important, yet little known part of Yoga. Breathing exercises are called Pranayamas, which means to control the Prana. Its techniques have been practiced for centuries by ardent students of Yoga in remote ashrams. Pranayama is a very important means for preventing and curing many ailments. By far the most important thing about good breathing is the Prana, or subtle energy of the vital breath. Control of the Prana leads to control of the mind. The aim of this book is to bring the traditional knowledge of this great art to the common man. It is hoped that by reading this book the reader will be well equipped to keep diseases at bay by using the age-old techniques of Pranayama. Pranayama, the control of the breath, essentially entails the modification of our normal process of breathing. This book is an exhaustive look into the art of breathing. It is complete, detailed and technical. Yogic Pranayama is one of the most exhaustive, yet understandable book on breath, the physiology of breath, and the effects of proper breathing on the human organism written. The drawings and diagrams in the book are precise, simple and easy to understand.

Pranayama   the Science of Breath  Theory and Guidelines for Practice

Pranayama the Science of Breath Theory and Guidelines for Practice

  • Author : M.L. Gharote
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2007-03-01
  • Genre: Breathing exercises
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 8190161709

Pranayama the Science of Breath Theory and Guidelines for Practice Book Description :

The book presents theoretical as well as practical information based on traditional texts. It describes concepts of prana and pranayama, historical perspective and evolution, rationale, interrelationship with other Yogic practices, classification, varieties and effects, along with selected bibliography.

The Yoga of Breath

The Yoga of Breath

  • Author : Richard Rosen
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2002-08-13
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834825789

The Yoga of Breath Book Description :

For several thousand years, yogis have drawn on the powerful practice of pranayama, a technique of controlling the breath to maximize prana or life energy. Pranayama has been practiced to rejuvenate the body and as a means of self-study and self-transformation. While most yoga practitioners today focus on asanas, or body postures, a growing number of people are learning the complementary practice of pranayama to deepen and enrich their practice. The Yoga of Breath is a guide to learning the fundamentals of pranayama and incorporating them into an existing yoga practice. Rosen's approach is easy to follow with step-by-step descriptions of breath and body awareness exercises accompanied by clear illustrations. The book also covers the history and philosophy of pranayama, offers useful practice tips, and teaches readers how to use props to enhance the exercises.

Practice Manual Pranayama

Practice Manual Pranayama

  • Author : Jana A. Czipin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 42
  • ISBN 10 : 9783848207756

Practice Manual Pranayama Book Description :

All yoga exercises are aimed at mental discipline and the harmonisation of body and mind. Control of the breath (Pranayama) plays a crucial role to reach inner balance and self-realisation. The practice of Pranayama will contribute to well-being and a happy life. The exercises increase the supply of oxygen to the body, revitalizing and supporting the healing of diseases and injuries. They can also be used to improve or ease difficult situations as they calm the mind, which will become more resistant to stress and depression. During pregnancy specific exercises support the welfare of mother and child and can help with an easier birth. Free divers can improve their performance and dive more safely when they practice Pranayama regularly. Musicians, singers, professional speakers and teachers can also find several of the breathing exercises helpful.