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Prana and the Subtle Body: the first goal of Hatha Yoga


Central to all the practices of Yoga is the movement of Prana, life force or vital energy. Prana is in matter, but it is not matter. It is in air but it is not oxygen. Through the practice of asanas and pranayama, more prana is taken in and stored in the body, bringing great vitality and strength. Prana flows though the body by way of the Nadis, energy channels. According to the ancient yogis, there are about 72,000 nadis. There are 3 main nadis, the most important is Sushumna which runs through the very core of the body from the perineum to the crown of the head. On either side of Sushumna are Pingala nadi and Ida nadi. Read More...
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