- n. Breathing techniques. When used as a technical term in yoga, it is often translated more specifically as "breath control".
- From Sanskrit प्राणायाम (prāṇāyāma), from प्राण (prāṇá, "life force, vital energy, the breath") (whence also English prana) + आयाम (āyāma, "lengthening, extending, stretching"). (Wiktionary)
“The Sanskrit word for “control” is yama, and the second limb of Yoga is called pranayama: “breath control of the life force.””
“In yoga, breathing practices are called pranayama, prana being the equivalent of chi.”
“In yoga, the most powerful type of breathing is called pranayama, and its practice seeks to unify body and mind.”
“This movement of pranic energy can be altered or enhanced by herbs, foods, massages, acupressure and acupuncture, special exercises like chi gong that are designed to facilitate its flow, hands-on energy transfer from one body to another, special yogic breathing methods called pranayama, and by many other ancient techniques.”
“Specific breathing exercises, called pranayama pra-naya-ma, release stress and change the quality of our thoughts, feelings, and perceptions so we can be fully in the moment, comfortably.”
“• Yoga uses breathing exercises called pranayama to calm the body and the mind by proper functioning of endocrine system of the body.”
“Yoga -- namely pranayama (breath control), dharana (concentration) and dhyana (devotion or meditation on the Divine).”
“One of the authorities on pranayama Swami Rama, calls pranayama as the PATh OF FIRE AND LIGhT.”
“In India, breath work called pranayama is a regular part of yoga practice.”
“These may include nutrition and dietary changes, simple exercises such as yoga, meditation, deep breathing (called pranayama) and addition of simple herbal medicines.”
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