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Advanced Hatha Yoga: Classic Methods of Physical Education and Concentration


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The classic Hatha yoga manual for a strong, vital, beautiful body and a balanced, harmonious, happy mind andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Includes instructions for many advanced Hatha yoga exercises to build strength, stamina, and good posture, the necessary basis for spiritual development andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Provides detailed exercise plans to help you develop your personal weekly practice andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Explains traditional yogic methods of fasting and internal cleansing, practices to strengthen the endocrine system, methods for advanced sexual control, breath control practices, and concentration exercises to improve mind power andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Based upon ancient Sanskrit works on yoga as well as thousands of years of oral teachings, this Hatha yoga classic moves beyond the introductory level of yoga and provides illustrated instructions for many advanced asanas and other yogic techniques to build strength, stamina, and good posture--a necessary prerequisite for spiritual development. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Offering detailed exercise plans to help you develop your personal weekly yoga practice as well as techniques to target specific areas of the body, such as the abdominal muscles, this book also contains detailed instructions on many forms of andlt;Iandgt;prandacirc;nandacirc;yandacirc;maandlt;/Iandgt; (breath control), including alternate nostril breathing, andlt;Iandgt;kapandacirc;labhandacirc;tiandlt;/Iandgt;, and andlt;Iandgt;sahitaandlt;/Iandgt;, as well as meditative methods for developing your powers of concentration and mental discipline. With instructions on diet, fasting, internal cleansing, advanced sexual control, and strengthening the endocrine system, Sri S. S. Goswamiandrsquo;s classic text presents the complete picture of an advanced Hatha yoga lifestyle for a strong, vital, beautiful body and a balanced, harmonious, happy mind.

About the Author

Shyam Sundar Goswami (1891-1978) was the founder of the Goswami Institute of Yoga in Sweden, the first Indian institution of its kind in that country. He was a disciple of the great yoga master Balak Bharati and also wrote Hatha Yoga: An Advanced Method of Physical Education and Concentration.

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andlt;Bandgt;Foreword to the Third Edition by Basile P. Catomandeacute;ris andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Foreword by Elis Berven andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Preface andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Acknowledgments andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Introduction andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Part Oneandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Yoga Exercise and Associated Factorsandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;1andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Emergence of Yoga andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;2andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Fundamentals of Yoga Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;3andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Developmental Aspects of Yoga Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;4andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Practical Application of Yoga Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;5andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Dynamic Application of Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;6andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Static Application of Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;7andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Diet andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;8andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Fasting and Special Diets andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;9andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Yoga Method of Internal Cleansing andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;10andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Yoga Method of Endocrine Development andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;11andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Sexual Efficiency and Control andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Part Two andlt;BRandgt;Technical Aspects of Yoga Exerciseandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;12andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Spinal Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;13andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Neck Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;14andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Abdominal Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;15andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Pelvic Posture and Control Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;16andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Pectoral Limb Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;17andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Pelvic Limb Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;18andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Balance Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;19andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Inverse Body Posture Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;20andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Folded-Leg Postures andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;21andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Pranayama--Breath-Control Exercise andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;22andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; andlt;/Bandgt;Concentration Exercise andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Part Three andlt;BRandgt;Exercise Plansandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;23andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; General Exercise Plans andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;24andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Specific Dynamic Exercise Plans and Daily Schedules andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;25andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Static Exercise Plans and Daily Schedules andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Yoga Demonstrations andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Note on the Pronunciation of Transliterated andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Sanskrit Words andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Glossary andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Index andlt;/Bandgt;

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Goswami, Shyam Sundar
Inner Traditions International
Shyam Sundar Goswami
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Religion Eastern-Yoga
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