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The Yoga Science For Everyone

The Yoga Science For Everyone
$20.00
Item Code: IDF463
Author: Dr. Ravi R. Javalgekar
Publisher: Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8186937773
Pages: 126 (Illustrated with B & W Figures)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8" X 7.4"
CONTENTS
Yoga - the Scientific Aspect 1
Yoga - an Ideal Way of living 5
Methods of Yoga 6
Yogic Practices 9
General Information and Instructions 9
Daily Yogic Practices 10
(I) Prayers 11
(II) Conditioning Exercises 11
(III) Suryanamaskaras 14
(A) Scientific Aspect 16
(B) Hymn 18
(C) Stages 19
(IV) Yogasanas (Yogic - Postures) 21
(With Some Kriyas, Bandhas and Mudras)
(A) Scientific Aspect 21
(B) Five Positions 24
(A) Standing Position 25
1. Padhastasana - Forward - Bend Posture 25
2. Ardhachkrasana - Backward - Bend Posture 26
3. Ardhakati Chakrasana - Leteral - Bend Posture 27
4. Ardhakati Vakrasana - Half Back - Twist Postures 28
5. Parivrutta Trikonasana - Crossed Triangle Posture 30
6. Nauli Kriya - Abdominal Cleansing 31
(a) Uddiyana Bandha - Fly - up Lock 31
(b) Agnisara Kriya 32
(c) Nauli Proper 33
(B) Sitting Position 34
1. Padmasana - Lotus Posture 354
2. Yoga Mudra - Yogic Gesture 36
3. Matsyasana - Fish Posture 37
4. Maha Mudra - Royal Gesture 38
5. Pashimottanasana - Back-Strech Posture 39
6. Ardha Matsyendrasana - Half - Spinal - Twist Posture 41
7. Vakrasana - Partial Half - Spinal - Twist Posture 42
8. Vajrasana - Ankle Posture 43
9. Shashankasana - Moon Posture 44
10. Ushtrasana - Camel Posture 45
11. Supta Vajrasana - Supine Ankle Posture 46
(C) Lying - Prone Position 48
(On the Abdomen)
1. Bhujangasana - Cobra Posture 48
2. Shalabhasana - Locust Posture 49
3. Dhanurasana - Bow Posture 50
4. Makarasana - Crocodile Posture 51
(D) Lying - Supine Position 52
(On the Back)
1. Pavanamuktasana - Gas Releasing Posture 52
2. Shavasana - Corpse Posture (Always tobe practised after - Shirshasana) 54
(E) Inverted Position 55
1. Viparikaranai Mudra - Stand-on-Elbow-Gesture 55
2. Sarvangasana - Stand-on-Shoulder Gesture 56
3. Halasana - Plough Posture 57
4. Shirshasana - Stand-on-Head Posture 59
5. Ardhashirshasana - Half Stand-on-Head Posture 60
(V) Pranayamas (Yogic Breathing Practices) 62
(A) Scientific Aspect 62
(B) Daily practices of Pranayama 64
1. Kapalbhati Kriya - Cleansing of the Head 65
2. Pranayama: 66
(I) Adhobhagiya - Abdominal - Amruta Pranayama 66
(II) Madhyamabhagiya - Thoracic 67
(III) Urdhwabhagiya - Apical 68
(IV) Sahaja Pranayama - Simple Pranayama 68
3. Bhastrika - Cleansing through Hyperventilation 70
4. Pranayama: 71
(I) Suryabhedaka - Through Right Nostril 71
(II) Chandrabhedaka - Through Left Nostril 71
(III) Nadi Shuddhi - Through Both Nostrils 72
(IV) Pranayama Proper 73
5. Ujjayi Pranayama - Hissing 74
6. Shitali Pranayama - Beak-Tongue 75
7. Sitkari Pranayama - Folded-up-Tongue 75
8. Sadanta Pranayama - Suck-Through-Teeth 76
9. Bhramari Pranayama - Bee-Humming 76
(VI) Dhyana (Meditation) 77
1. Dhyana 77
2. Scientific Aspects 79
3. Methods 82
4. Benefits 84
5. Antariksha Dhyana - Cosmic Meditation 84
Other Yogic Practices 86
(I) Shat Kriyas (Six Cleansing Processes) 86
1. Kapalbhati - Cleansing of the Head 86
2. Neti - Cleansing of the Nasal Passage 86
3. Dhouti - Washing up of the Digestive Tract 88
4. Nauli - Abdominal Cleansing Process 90
5. Trataka - Cleansing of the Eyes 90
6. Basti - Enema 91
(II) Bandhas (Locks) 92
1. Mula Bandha - Anus-Lock 92
2. Uddiyana Bandha - Fly-up-Lock 93
3. Jalandhara Bandha - Glottis-Lock 93
(III) Mudras (Gestures) 94
1. Maha Mudra - Royal Gesture 38
2. Yoga Mudra - Yogic Genture 36
3. Viparitkarani Mudra - Stand-on-Elbow-Gesture 55
4. Ashivini Mudra - Horse-Anus Gesture 95
Minor Mudras: 96
1. Chin Mudra 96
2. Chinmaya Mudra 96
3. Adi Mudra 96
Swayam Suchanas (Auto Suggestions) 96
Yoga in Sex Life (Yogic Sex) 100
Yoga in Diseases 104
Bibliography 112

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