The Hatha Yoga Pradipika

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The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classical text describing Hatha Yoga. It is the oldest surviving text on Hatha Yoga. Swami Swatmarama, a disciple of Swami Goraknath, wrote the text, drawing upon previous texts and his own experiences. While the text describes asanas (postures), purifying practices (shatkarma), mudras (finger and hand positions), bandhas (locks), and pranayama (breath exercises), it also explains that the purpose of Hatha Yoga is the awakening of kundalini (subtle energy), advancement to Raja Yoga, ...
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Overview

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classical text describing Hatha Yoga. It is the oldest surviving text on Hatha Yoga. Swami Swatmarama, a disciple of Swami Goraknath, wrote the text, drawing upon previous texts and his own experiences. While the text describes asanas (postures), purifying practices (shatkarma), mudras (finger and hand positions), bandhas (locks), and pranayama (breath exercises), it also explains that the purpose of Hatha Yoga is the awakening of kundalini (subtle energy), advancement to Raja Yoga, and the experience of deep meditative absorption known as samadhi.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781909676794
  • Publisher: Progres et Declin SA
  • Publication date: 3/15/2013
  • Pages: 90
  • Sales rank: 278,216
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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Swami Swatmarama, the author of The Hatha Yoga Pradipika (ISBN: 9781909676794 paper back, ISBN: 9781909676800 ebook). The title is part of Yoga Academy series published by The Big Nest (www.thebignest.co.uk). Other materials in the series include: The Nature and Practice of Yoga (ISBN: 9781909676923), The Ethos and Methods of Yoga (ISBN: 9781909676916), The Yoga Science of Breath (ISBN: 9781909676886 paper back, ISBN: 9781909676893 ebook), The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (ISBN: 9781909676862), Relaxing Sound of Ocean Waves (Audio CD ISBN: 9780956116512)
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    Posted October 19, 2012

    What a waste

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