Swara Yoga: The Tantric Science of Brain Breathing

Swara Yoga: The Tantric Science of Brain Breathing

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Item Code: IDE882
Author: Swami Muktibodhananda Under the Guidance of Swami Satyananda Saraswati
Publisher: Yoga Publications Trust
Language: Including the original Sanskrit text of the Shiva Swarodaya with English translation
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 8185787360
Pages: 248 (Figures: 10)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5" X 5.5"
Weight 320 gm

From the Jacket :

Swara yoga is an ancient science of pranic body rhythms and explores how prana can be controlled through the breath. Traditionally a closely guarded science, taught only through direct transmission from guru to disciple, very little has ever been written about it.

In this book the theory behind swara yoga is discussed, including the topics of prana, nadis and charkas. In the practice section the techniques of swara yoga are given in detail. The last section contains the original Sanskrit text of the Shiva Swarodaya with an English translation.

Swara Yoga is suitable text for advanced yoga practitioners and yoga teachers. Line drawings, charts and illustrations are included.

About The Author

Swami Muktibodhananda Saraswati was born in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia. From childhood she was drawn to the disciplines of yogic sadhana and ashram life. At the age of seventeen she went to India to live with her guru, Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

Under the guidance of her guru, she has done research Swara Yoga – The Tantric Science of Brain Breathing and a commentary on the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. She is well as traditional aspects of yoga.

In 1985 Swami Muktibodhananda returned to Australia. She now lives and teaches yoga in Brisbane.

 

CONTENTS

 

Swara Yoga in Theory  
Swami Satyananda Saraswati on Swara Yoga 3
1. Swara Yoga in Brief 7
2. Prana: Vital Energy 12
3. Ions and Electromagnetic Fields 18
4. The Nose 22
5. Consciousness in Relation to Energy 26
6. Mind and Consciousness 30
7. Sound and Form of the Swara 34
8. The Koshas 38
9. The Prana Vayus 42
10. Nadis 48
11. Triune Energy System 55
12. Chakras 60
13. The Pancha Tattwas 69
Practices According to the Swara Shastras  
14. Prana Sadhana 79
15. Explanation of the Practices 83
16. Recognizing the Swara 87
17. Timing the Swara 91
18. Personal Observations of Swara Activities 95
19. Working with the Active Swara 99
20. Tattwa Vichara 104
21. Tattwa Sadhana and Chhayopasana 112
22. The Swara Guru 118
Shiva Swarodaya  
  Translation from the Original Sanskrit 125
Appendices  
  Glossary 217
  Bibliography 227

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