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The Science of Pranayama

The Science of Pranayama

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Kumbhakaisoftwokinds,viz.,SahitaandKevala.Thatwhichiscoupledwithinhalation
andexhalationistermedSahita.Thatwhichisdevoidofthese,iscalledKevala(alone).Whenyou
getmasteryinSahita,thenyoucanattemptthisKevala.Wheninduecourseofpractice,the
Kumbhakasubsistsinmanyplaceswithoutexhalationandinhalationandunconditionedbyplace,
timeandnumber—thenthatKumbhakaiscalledabsoluteandpure(KevalaKumbhaka),thefourth
formof‘Regulationofbreath’.Suchpowersasthatofroamingaboutinspaceunseen,followthis
lastformofPranayama.InVasishthaSamhitaitissaid:“Whenaftergivingupinhalationand
exhalation,oneholdshisbreathwithease,itisabsoluteKumbhaka(Kevala).”InthisPranayama
thebreathissuddenlystoppedwithoutPurakaandRechaka.Thestudentcanretainhisbreathas

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longashelikesthroughthisKumbhaka.HeattainsthestateofRajaYoga.ThroughKevala
Kumbhaka,theknowledgeofKundaliniarises.KundaliniisarousedandtheSushumnaisfreefrom
allsortsofobstacles.HeattainsperfectioninHathaYoga.YoucanpractisethisKumbhakathree
timesaday.HewhoknowsPranayamaandKevalaistherealYogi.Whatcanhenotaccomplishin
thethreeworlds,whohasacquiredsuccessinthisKevalaKumbhaka?Glory,glorytosuchexalted
souls. This Kumbhaka cures all diseases and promotes longevity.

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