- n. Hinduism Life-breath, life principle, or life force in Hindu teachings.
- From Sanskrit प्राण (prāṇa, "breath, life"). (Wiktionary)
“Chee literally means ‘breath’ and ‘air’ as well as ‘energy’ and is the exact equivalent to the term prana in Indian yoga.”
“In Sanskrit, the word prana means not only “universal life force,” but also “breath.””
“The word prana is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “absolute energy.””
“The Sanskrit word prana is also found in the English word animal—pranimal—which is an onomatopoetic version of our in-and-out breathing process.”
“Within these systems, the Sanskrit term prana refers to our physical breath, and the essence of life itself.”
“In yoga and Ayurvedic medicine, this energy is known as prana.”
“In Sanskrit, the life force is called prana, the Chinese call it chi, and the Japanese call it ki.”
“This universal life force that manifests in all the different forms around us is called prana in some Eastern traditions, chi in others.”
“In the East, this vital force is known as "prana" or "chi.”
“They've been enlivened in a process we call prana pratishta," Khanna, a doctor and chairman of the temple's board of trustees, explained.”
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Ancient Vedic language of India, Yoga, Buddhism and Hinduism
words for/associated with the soul
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