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Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

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Yoga Swami Svatmarama. Hatha yoga pradipika
Table of Contents
Yoga Swami Svatmarama..........................................................................................................1
HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA.............................................................................................................2
FOREWORD by B K S Iyengar.........................................................................................................8
TRANSLATOR'S NOTE...........................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................................15
THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES............................................................................................15

THE PREREQUISITES...........................................................................................................20 YOGA AND THE ART OF HEALING..................................................................................24 THE ASANAS.........................................................................................................................39 THE WAY OF LIFE OF A YOGI...........................................................................................43

THE RIVER OF LIFE.......................................................................................................................43
THE PURIFICATION OF THE NADIS.................................................................................51
KUMBHAKA..........................................................................................................................58
ACTIVE YOGA.................................................................................................................................58

THE MUDRAS........................................................................................................................62 THE NECTAR.........................................................................................................................67 THE BANDHAS......................................................................................................................71 THE SHAKTI..........................................................................................................................75

PASSIVE YOGA................................................................................................................................75

SAMADHI...............................................................................................................................80 MIND AND BREATH.............................................................................................................85 THE DISSOLUTION...............................................................................................................87 THE SHAMBHAVI MUDRA AND THE INNER LIGHT....................................................93 NADA, THE INNER SOUND...............................................................................................100

EPILOGUE...........................................................................................................................................0
Yoga Swami Svatmarama. Hatha yoga pradipika
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HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA

Foreword by
B K S Iyengar
Commentary by
Hans Ulrich Rieker
Translated by
Elsy Becherer This edition published by The Aquarian Press 1992 13579108642
English translation\u00a9 Herder and Herder, Inc., an imprint of Crossroad/Continuum, Inc.
Illustrations by Stephen Sturgess

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