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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 [firm posture] being acquired, the movements of inhalation and exhalation
should be controlled. This is pranayama. After mastering the posture, we must
practice control of prana by controlling the motions of inhalation and exhalation.
... II-17 through II-19, II-21 through II-26; IV-32 through IV-34 prana (vital energy) I
-27; II-38, II-49 through II-53; and mind I-34, II-51 prana-apana I-34; II-40 pranava
(OM) I-27 pranayama (control of prana) I-34; II-29, II-49 through II-53 ...
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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