The Importance of Pranayamas

Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 85

Contd. from [340492:knowledge sheet 84]

 

“Tasminsati shwasaprashwasayorgativicchedaha pranayamaha’’ (II Sutra 49)

tasmin = in that state of asana or posture; sati = being; shwasa = inspiratory breath; prashwasa = expiratory breath; gati = movement; vicchedaha = breaking; pranayamaha = regulating the breath.

 

“In that state of being in asana or posture, breaking the movement of inspiratory or expiratory breath is regulation of breath.”

 

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