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Dr. K. S. Joshi Yogic Pranayama ISBN 13: 9788122200898

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9788122200898: Yogic Pranayama
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Pages: 180 (Throughout B/W Illustrations)

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Pranayama helps in recovery and restoration of good health.
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 uninitiated, the book traces the origin of pranayama, clarifies some of the common misconceptions, discusses the significance of practice of pranayama in maintaining good health and, most important, explains in detail the practice of pranayama its different components and varieties, the various asanas, bandhas, kriyas and mudras.

The focus of the book is practical, with each asana illustrated and each photograph accompanied with explanatory text.

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

1What 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
2Misconceptions About Pranayama Removed20
Pranayama is not for the householder20
Pranayama is dangerous22
Pranayama should begin only after mastering22
Yama, niyama, and asana23
Pranayama should be practised only after initiation24
Pranayama gives unusual powers25
Pranayama nullifies the effect of heat or cold26
Pranayarna gives the capacity to hold the breath infinitel27
Pranayama prolongs life28
Beliefs regarding relation of pranayama with food28
3Before Making A Beginning30
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  • PublisherOrient Publishing
  • Publication date2013
  • ISBN 10 8122200893
  • ISBN 13 9788122200898
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages180

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Published by Orient Paperbacks,India (1995)
ISBN 10: 8122200893 ISBN 13: 9788122200898
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