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Hatha Yoga Pradipika  -  Text with English Translation
Hatha Yoga Pradipika - Text with English Translation

Hatha Yoga Pradipika - Text with English Translation

by Pancham Singh

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Language

Bi-Lingual

Publisher

Indica Books

ISBN

8186117156 - Year: 2012 - Pages: 112

Binding

Paperback

Pancham Singh

Author: Pancham Singh
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Pancham Singh
Publisher: Indica Books
Year: 2012
Language: Bi-Lingual
Pages: 112
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186117156

Description

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is an important text in which the essentials of yoga is explained. It explains in clear terms the asanas, pranayama, mudras, and the samadhi which are essential in the practice of yoga. It describes the stages and the correct methods for practicing yoga.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika attempts to reconcile the Raja-yoga of Patanjali with Hatha yoga. Hatha is considered be made up of syllables ha, meaning the moon and tha meaning the sun. it corresponds to the breath which flows through the left and the right nostrils.

Hatha-yoga is the preliminary step and ends of Raja-yoga consciously or unconsciously. The Saivagama urges not to give up the practice of asana and Pranayama in order to keep the body beautiful and helthy. It also discusses deep philosophy underlying the yoga. It is also a manual of instructions for the students of yoga.

The importance of this text for teacher and student of yoga alike cannot be overestimated as this treatise is of immense practical value. The present work contains the original Sanskrit ext and its translation into English along with an Introduction.

Contents

Contents

Introduction

Chapter One: On Asanas

Asanas
Swastika-asana
Gomukha- asana
Virasana
Kurmasana
Kukkuta-asana
Uttana Kurma-asana
Dhanur-asana
Matsya-asana
Paschima Tana
Mayura-asana
Sava-asana
The Siddha-asana
Padmasana
The Simhasana
The Bhadrasana

Chapter Two: On Pranayama

Method of performing Pranayama
The Dhauti
The Basti
The Neti
The Trataka
The Nauli
The Kapala Bhati
Gaja Karani
Manomani
Different kinds of Kumbhakas
Surya Bhedana
Ujjayi
Sitkari
Sitali
The Bhastrika
The Bhremari
The Murchha
The Plavini

Chapter Three: On Mudras

The Maha Mudra
The Maha Bandha
The Maha Vedha
The Khechari
Uddiyana Bandha
Mula Bandha
The Jalandhara Bandha
The Viparita Karani
The Vajroli
The Sahajoli
The Amaroli
The Sakti chalana

Chapter Four: On Samadhi

Sambhavi Mudra
The Unmani
The Taraka
The Khechari
Arambha Avastha
The Ghata Avastha
The Parichaya Avastha

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