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Yogic Pranayama: Breathing For Long Life and Good Health
Yogic Pranayama: Breathing For Long Life and Good Health
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About the Book:

This is a complete one-of-its-kind book on the widely known yet little understood science and practice of yogic pranayama. Written specially for the common man, the book traces the origin of pranayama, explains and removes some of the common perceptions and misconceptions, discusses the significance of practice of pranayama in maintaining good health and, most important, explains in detail the practice of pranayama - the different components and varieties, the various asanas, bandhas, kriyas and mudras. The focus is practical, with each asana illustrated and each photograph accompanied with explanatory text.

The author describes Pranayama is detail and also the benefits. The importance of Pranayama for good health, mental clarity, prevention and cure of some diseases are explained adequately…details the causes of various diseases and gives pranayamic remedies in a capsule form"

Hindu

"A practical guide to good health. With extensive details the book is a very useful introduction to pranayama. Each asana is illustrated. Each picture is explained.

M.P. Chronicle

"There is no doubt about the benefits of Pranayama and its varieties, the accompanying illustrations are neatly and cleanly done."

Body & Beauty Care

"The book discusses in detail various disorders which can be cured by practicing pranayama along with other techniques such as asanas, kriyas, diet control and more active forms of exercise."

Bhavan's Journal

There is a separate section of how pranayam helps in recovery and restoration of good health and how the practice of different and specific asanas can speed up recovery from various ailments, aches, pains, postural defects, diabetes, obesity, stomach problems, piles, asthma, arthritis, gout, etc. With 60 Photographs.

CONTENTS

1.What is Pranayama9
Pranayama is control of breath11
How did pranayama originate13
Why do we breathe at all14
Why should we control the breath16
What can pranayama do18
2.Misconceptions About Pranayama Removed20
Pranayama is not for the householder20
Pranayama is dangerous22
Pranayama should begin only after mastering yama, niyama, and asana23
Pranayama should be practised only after initiation24
Pranayama gives unusual powers25
Pranayama nullifies the effect of heat or cold26
Pranayama gives the capacity to hold the breath infinitely27
Pranayama prolongs life28
Beliefs regarding relation of pranayama with food28
3.Before Making a Beginning30
Proper arrangements for training30
Fitness of the student32
Age for starting pranayama34
For Both the Sexes34
Selection of the place35
What to wear36
Time of practice36
Diet and food habits37
Combination of pranayama with other activities40
Regularity of practice40
Measurement of time41
A clear nasal passage42
Preparing the seat44
Postures suitable for pranayama44
Sukhasana45
Vajrasana46
Swastikasana46
Siddhasana47
Padmasana48
4.How to Practise Pranayama52
Three components of pranayama58
Yukta pranayama56
Breathing through one nostril58
Making a beginning60
Introduction of kumbhaka (retention)68
Application of Bandhas (holds)72
Jivha Bandha74
Jalandhara Bandha74
Uddiyana Bandha74
Mula Bandha76
Three grades of kumbhaka78
Incessant abdominal breathing81
Holding the breath out84
5.Varieties of Pranayama86
Anuloma-viloma87
Ujjayi89
Suryabhedana89
Bhastrika90
Shitali91
Sitkari91
Bhramari92
Moorcha94
Plavini95
6.Pranayama: A Key To Good Health98
Importance of good health98
What constitutes health99
Mechanism of breathing101
Exchange of gases in the lungs102
Nervous control of respiration104
Breathing under abnormal conditions105
Effects of pranayamic breathing107
Erect sitting posture108
Relaxation of the body and mind109
Filling and emptying of the lungs111
Influence of ventilatory rate111
Pressure changes in the thoracic and abdominal cavities112
Exercise of the muscles of respiration113
Activation of hitherto silent areas of the brain114
Pranayama: a key to good health117
Digestion117
Circulation of blood118
Respiration119
Secretion119
Excretion120
Reproduction121
Co-ordination of various function121
7.Pranayama For the Cure of Disorders123
Cause of ill health124
Environmental conditions125
Heredity125
Moderation of behaviour126
Faulty Diet127
Work and Rest127
Pollution128
Lack of exercise128
Stress134
Cure of disorders
Postural defects140
Headache142
Migraine144
Backache146
Diabetes146
Obesity152
Constipation156
Flatulence158
Dyspepsia160
Chronic dysentery165
Piles165
Hypertension166
Varicose veins167
Common cold, Rhinitis and Sinusitis168
Chronic Bronchitis169
Asthma 169
Nervousness and instability of mind170
Sciatica170
Insomnia171
Spondylitis172
Rheumatoid arthritis172
Gout173
Displacement of the uterus174
Irregularities of menstruation174
Sexual Weakness175
Maladjustment of personality175
Appendix: A Keep Fit-Yoga Routine178

Yogic Pranayama: Breathing For Long Life and Good Health

Item Code:
IDF019
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Paperback
Edition:
2015
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ISBN:
97881222000898
Language:
English
Size:
8.5" X 5.5"
Pages:
180 (B & W Illus: 60)
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About the Book:

This is a complete one-of-its-kind book on the widely known yet little understood science and practice of yogic pranayama. Written specially for the common man, the book traces the origin of pranayama, explains and removes some of the common perceptions and misconceptions, discusses the significance of practice of pranayama in maintaining good health and, most important, explains in detail the practice of pranayama - the different components and varieties, the various asanas, bandhas, kriyas and mudras. The focus is practical, with each asana illustrated and each photograph accompanied with explanatory text.

The author describes Pranayama is detail and also the benefits. The importance of Pranayama for good health, mental clarity, prevention and cure of some diseases are explained adequately…details the causes of various diseases and gives pranayamic remedies in a capsule form"

Hindu

"A practical guide to good health. With extensive details the book is a very useful introduction to pranayama. Each asana is illustrated. Each picture is explained.

M.P. Chronicle

"There is no doubt about the benefits of Pranayama and its varieties, the accompanying illustrations are neatly and cleanly done."

Body & Beauty Care

"The book discusses in detail various disorders which can be cured by practicing pranayama along with other techniques such as asanas, kriyas, diet control and more active forms of exercise."

Bhavan's Journal

There is a separate section of how pranayam helps in recovery and restoration of good health and how the practice of different and specific asanas can speed up recovery from various ailments, aches, pains, postural defects, diabetes, obesity, stomach problems, piles, asthma, arthritis, gout, etc. With 60 Photographs.

CONTENTS

1.What is Pranayama9
Pranayama is control of breath11
How did pranayama originate13
Why do we breathe at all14
Why should we control the breath16
What can pranayama do18
2.Misconceptions About Pranayama Removed20
Pranayama is not for the householder20
Pranayama is dangerous22
Pranayama should begin only after mastering yama, niyama, and asana23
Pranayama should be practised only after initiation24
Pranayama gives unusual powers25
Pranayama nullifies the effect of heat or cold26
Pranayama gives the capacity to hold the breath infinitely27
Pranayama prolongs life28
Beliefs regarding relation of pranayama with food28
3.Before Making a Beginning30
Proper arrangements for training30
Fitness of the student32
Age for starting pranayama34
For Both the Sexes34
Selection of the place35
What to wear36
Time of practice36
Diet and food habits37
Combination of pranayama with other activities40
Regularity of practice40
Measurement of time41
A clear nasal passage42
Preparing the seat44
Postures suitable for pranayama44
Sukhasana45
Vajrasana46
Swastikasana46
Siddhasana47
Padmasana48
4.How to Practise Pranayama52
Three components of pranayama58
Yukta pranayama56
Breathing through one nostril58
Making a beginning60
Introduction of kumbhaka (retention)68
Application of Bandhas (holds)72
Jivha Bandha74
Jalandhara Bandha74
Uddiyana Bandha74
Mula Bandha76
Three grades of kumbhaka78
Incessant abdominal breathing81
Holding the breath out84
5.Varieties of Pranayama86
Anuloma-viloma87
Ujjayi89
Suryabhedana89
Bhastrika90
Shitali91
Sitkari91
Bhramari92
Moorcha94
Plavini95
6.Pranayama: A Key To Good Health98
Importance of good health98
What constitutes health99
Mechanism of breathing101
Exchange of gases in the lungs102
Nervous control of respiration104
Breathing under abnormal conditions105
Effects of pranayamic breathing107
Erect sitting posture108
Relaxation of the body and mind109
Filling and emptying of the lungs111
Influence of ventilatory rate111
Pressure changes in the thoracic and abdominal cavities112
Exercise of the muscles of respiration113
Activation of hitherto silent areas of the brain114
Pranayama: a key to good health117
Digestion117
Circulation of blood118
Respiration119
Secretion119
Excretion120
Reproduction121
Co-ordination of various function121
7.Pranayama For the Cure of Disorders123
Cause of ill health124
Environmental conditions125
Heredity125
Moderation of behaviour126
Faulty Diet127
Work and Rest127
Pollution128
Lack of exercise128
Stress134
Cure of disorders
Postural defects140
Headache142
Migraine144
Backache146
Diabetes146
Obesity152
Constipation156
Flatulence158
Dyspepsia160
Chronic dysentery165
Piles165
Hypertension166
Varicose veins167
Common cold, Rhinitis and Sinusitis168
Chronic Bronchitis169
Asthma 169
Nervousness and instability of mind170
Sciatica170
Insomnia171
Spondylitis172
Rheumatoid arthritis172
Gout173
Displacement of the uterus174
Irregularities of menstruation174
Sexual Weakness175
Maladjustment of personality175
Appendix: A Keep Fit-Yoga Routine178

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