Spinal Breathing Pranayama
Journey to Inner Space, by Yogani
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AYP Publishing (Apr 2006) -- Practical instructions on one of the most effective breathing techniques for purifying and opening the nervous system to our inner realms, available in ebook, paperback and audiobook editions.
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"Spinal Breathing Pranayama" is one of the most important practices in all of yoga, producing positive effects in our health, wellbeing, and every aspect of our daily living. Moreover, this simple daily practice purifies and opens us to our ecstatic inner realms, taking us on an exciting journey to inner space. The consequences of this journey are as practical as they are profound.

This book provides easy-to-read instructions for beginning and continuing with the practice of "Spinal Breathing Pranayama," addressing in a surprising degree of detail the many experiences and questions that can come up.

Yogani is the author of two landmark books on the world's most effective spiritual practices: "Advanced Yoga Practices - Easy Lessons for Ecstatic Living," a comprehensive user-friendly textbook, and "The Secrets of Wilder," a powerful spiritual novel.

The "AYP Enlightenment Series" makes these profound practices available for the first time in a series of concise instruction books. "Spinal Breathing Pranayama" is the second book in the series.
 

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Chap 1 - BREATH AND THE LIFE FORCE

Chap 2 - SPINAL BREATHING PRANAYAMA
                  - How to do Spinal Breathing
                  - When and Where to do Spinal Breathing
                  - Initial Questions on Practice
                  - Enhancing the Effectiveness of Spinal Breathing
                       - Full Yogic Breathing
                       - Opening on Inhalation - Restricting on Exhalation
                       - A Gentle Lifting of the Eyes
                       - Cool and Warm Currents
                  - The Possibilities

Chap 3 - JOURNEY TO INNER SPACE
                  - Managing Our Purification and Opening
                       - The Duration of One Spinal Breathing Cycle
                       - Spinal Breathing Session Duration
                       - Using the Clock Versus Counting Breaths
                       - Mixing Other Practices with Spinal Breathing
                       - Alternate Nostril Breathing
                       - Spinal Breathing as a Stand-Alone Practice?
                       - Self-Pacing
                       - Breathing Slowing Down or Stopping
                       - Sexual Arousal in Spinal Breathing
                       - Energy Flowing in the Body - A New Dynamic
                       - Perspiration During Spinal Breathing
                       - Changes in Digestion
                       - Electric-Like Currents and Jolts
                       - Benefit of Yoga Postures and Exercise
                       - Automatic Yoga and its Consequences
                  - Energy Experiences and Visions
                       - Relationship of Energy, Senses, Heart and Mind
                       - Changing Character of the Spinal Nerve
                       - The Heart Space
                       - Opening of the Third Eye
                       - The Tunnel and Star
                       - Lower and Higher Beings
                       - Chakras and Kundalini
                       - Avoiding a Premature Crown Opening
                  - The Evolution of Ecstatic Conductivity

Chap 4 - THE COSMIC YOU
                  - The Marriage of Opposites
                  - Ecstatic Bliss
                  - The Infinite Self and Divine Love

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