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From The River Of Heaven
Index

Hindu And Vedic...

The Eternal Teaching Nature's Medicine...
Science Of Light

Social Science...

Sanskrit.. Karma And The Science ..
Universal Forms... Vedic Cosmology..
Dharmic Philosophies The Paths Of Yoga...
The Source Of Teachings

Appendix

Major Sections
Books By David Frawley
Arjuna

Awaken Bharata

From The River Of Heaven How I Became A Hindu
The Myth Of Aryan Invasion Of India

Hinduism : The Eternal Tradition, Sanatana Dharma

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THE PATHS OF YOGA : YOGA
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The Yoga of Technique : Prana Yoga 

Prana Yoga refers to systems that use primarily the breath as a means of controlling the mind. They are the subtler side of Hatha Yoga. The deeper side of the Prana Yogas comes under Kundalini Yoga as the Kundalini is nothing more than the awakened Prana.

As the practice develops it is the Prana or life-force itself that does the work, which moves the body into the appropriate asanas and the mind into higher states of consciousness. The greatest Yogis were not those who gained their flexibility through a long period of practice or who gradually molded their bodies into various set asanas. They were those who surrendered to Prana, to the cosmic life-force. The postures of Yoga occur naturally when the Prana is awakened. 

Through it we find ourselves doing asanas we may not even know and without any personal effort, with a mind perfectly still and at ease. It was only at a later time that asanas were standardized and put in books. Hence it is more important to awaken our life-energy, our connection with the cosmic life, than it is to seek to change our physical state by molding our bodies into certain postures. 

 

 

 

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