Yoga Vasistha an Instructional Book on Hatha Yoga and Guide to Physical Well-Being Thru Ancient Wisdom of The Science of Yoga by Ernest van der LindenYoga Vasistha an Instructional Book on Hatha Yoga and Guide to Physical Well-Being Thru Ancient Wisdom of The Science of Yoga by Ernest van der Linden

Yoga Vasistha an Instructional Book on Hatha Yoga and Guide to Physical Well-Being Thru Ancient…

byErnest van der LindenEditorSunilkumar Ramachandran

Paperback | January 19, 2017

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THIS book is dedicated to that part of Yoga which deals with the development and attainment of a healthy physical constitution. The information gathered in this book is a passing on of old knowledge in an effort to make it accessible to people from all walks of life.

Within the framework of the Science of Yoga this knowledge and instructions is called ‘Hatha Yoga’ and lies at the root of Yoga and its Higher Teachings. This knowledge comes naturally to each of us as our Instinctual Birth right.

Often, through external influences like modern ways of living or misguided teaching, this Instinct has been derailed, diluted or changed during the course of lives, creating confusion later on when it seems impossible to return to these Natural ways. This book hopes to achieve a refreshing of this knowledge in its readers, where applicable fill in gaps, a correcting of strayed habits and bring to light Yogi Knowledge that has been passed on through the ages. That this knowledge be cemented into your hearts, where it may form a solid base to be used in your everyday lives and act as an incentive to pursue further along the Path of Wisdom of the Ancient Yogis.

Ernest van der Linden has come from an entirely different background you would expect from a Yogi. Life's experiences have led him to the same understandings and uncovering of Universal Truths as all Yogis have throughout the ages. Ernest was born in western society, lived and worked around the world in many different countries and cul...
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Title:Yoga Vasistha an Instructional Book on Hatha Yoga and Guide to Physical Well-Being Thru Ancient…Format:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:January 19, 2017Publisher:White Mountains PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAbout the authorYoga VasisthaI. The Yogi Philosophy of Physical Well-Being, 1The Great Branches of Yoga, 1What is 'Hatha Yoga?', 2The Physical Body, 4The Divine Architect, 4The Vital Force, 5The Cell-Lives of The Body, 8Control of the Involuntary System, 10Prana, 11Nourishment, 13Hunger vs. Appetite, 14Food, 17Water, 20Fresh Air, 24II. The Science of Breath, 27Yogi Breathing, 28Yogi Complete Breathing, 30Yogi Complete Breath Exercises, 32III. Physical Exercise, 35Sithilikarana Vyayama, 38Surya Namaskara, 42Asanas, 46Tadasana, 47Trikonasana, 48Parsvakonasana, 50Natarajasana, 51Ardha Katicakrasana, 52Pada Hastasana, 53Ardha Chakrasana, 54Vrksasana, 55Garudasana, 56Anjaneyasana, 57Sirsasana, 58Utthanpadasana, 60Sarvangasana, 61Halasana, 63Matsyasana, 65Chakrasana, 66Pavana Muktasana, 67Naukasana, 68Gomukhasana, 69Makarasana, 70Pascimottanasana, 71Purvottanasana, 72Ustrasana, 73Suptravajrasana, 74Bhujangasana, 74Shalabhasana, 75Dhanurasana, 76Balasana, 77Meru Vakrasana, 78Ardha Matsyendrasana, 78Kakasana, 80Mayurasana, 81Titli Asana, 82IV. Kriyas, Mudras and Bandhas, 85Kriyas, 86Mudras, 92Bandhas, 95V. Pranayama, 99Rules for pranayama, 101Samaveta Pranayama, 102Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, 102VI. The Science of Relaxation, 105Rules for Relaxation, 106Relaxation Exercises, 108Relaxation Through Stretching, 110Mental Relaxation, 111Savasana, 112VII. Meditation, 115Meditation Techniques, 116Siddhasana, 118Padmasana, 120Veerasana, 122Vajrasana, 123VIII. Santih Mantras, 125IX. Lead by the Spirit, 127X. Appendix, 131Daily Practice ProgramIndex of subjectsIndex of exercises