By Shyam Sundar Goswami
The vintage Hatha yoga guide for a robust, very important, appealing physique and a balanced, harmonious, chuffed brain
• comprises directions for plenty of complex Hatha yoga routines to construct energy, stamina, and solid posture, the mandatory foundation for religious improvement
• offers specific workout plans that can assist you enhance your individual weekly perform
• Explains conventional yogic tools of fasting and inner detoxification, practices to reinforce the endocrine method, tools for complicated sexual keep watch over, breath keep an eye on practices, and focus workouts to enhance brain strength
Based upon historic Sanskrit works on yoga in addition to millions of years of oral teachings, this Hatha yoga vintage strikes past the introductory point of yoga and offers illustrated directions for plenty of complicated asanas and different yogic strategies to construct energy, stamina, and sturdy posture--a priceless prerequisite for non secular improvement.
Offering targeted workout plans that will help you advance your individual weekly yoga perform in addition to recommendations to focus on particular components of the physique, corresponding to the stomach muscular tissues, this booklet additionally includes certain directions on many kinds of prânâyâma (breath control), together with exchange nose respiring, kapâlabhâti, and sahita, in addition to meditative tools for constructing your powers of focus and psychological self-discipline. With directions on nutrition, fasting, inner detoxification, complex sexual keep watch over, and strengthening the endocrine process, Sri S. S. Goswami’s vintage textual content offers the full photo of a sophisticated Hatha yoga way of life for a robust, very important, attractive physique and a balanced, harmonious, chuffed brain.
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An easy method of developing dhāraṇā is mantra japa. Mantra is “the sound pattern of power,” which manifests as mind and matter. With the help of mantra we can reach the power level that is beyond the manifested mind-matter level, and at that stage power is revealed as radiant energy gradually transforming into an inner consciousness. Japa is the technical term used to mean “the production of a particular manifested sound form represented by a mantra in a specific way and at specified intervals, one after another,” which is continued until a certain number is finished.
This is why breath suspension (kumbhaka) became the principal part of breath control, and inhalation (pūraka) and exhalation (recaka) were so regulated as to be helpful in developing breath suspension. Moreover, willpower—upon which concentration depends so much—was found to be intimately related to breath suspension. Willpower is brought into play to the maximum degree and developed at a certain stage of breath suspension. Breath control is the fourth limb of the eightfold Yoga (the eight limbs are: yama, niyama, āsana, prāṇāyāma, pratyāhāra, dhāraṇā, dhyāna, and samādhi).
This color is the symbol of the creative energy operating within a person. Brahma, or the creative aspect of the Supreme Consciousness, is represented by the red color and is seated in Kamalāsana (Lotus Posture). This is also mentioned in the Bhagavad Gītā. This creative energy usually expresses as the world consciousness representing the picture of the oscillating mind. The arousing, conveying, and controlling of this great energy are required at the higher stage of concentration. The most suitable posture for this purpose is Kamalāsana.
Advanced Hatha Yoga: Classic Methods of Physical Education and Concentration by Shyam Sundar Goswami