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Here Patanjali talks about pranayama or the control of the movement of the prana
which we find as our breathing. Some pranayama specialists say Patanjali meant
that we should retain the breath outside. Instead of breathing in and holding ...
That's why, whenever you are agitated, worried or puzzled, you should take a few
deep breaths, putting your entire mind on the breath. Within a few minutes you
will find that the mind is completely serene. It's a very useful hint for our daily lives
Place means where we place our attention while breathing: the base of the spine,
its middle or higher regions, etc. Time means how long we retain the breath.
Count refers to the amount of counts with which we take the breath in and with ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing
This text seems to be a transcript of a series of lectures given by Satchidananda (henceforth called "Commentator") to his students. Each verse of the Yoga-Sutra is first given in various forms ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yogiclarebear - LibraryThing
A must read for anyone who wants to know yoga deeper than the poses. Keep your highlighter handy and mark what moves you. Then practice it, and then read the Sutras again and see what else pops out at you. This is an excellent reference. Read full review