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Pranayama in 3 easy steps

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Bubbles, photo by winterofdiscontentThis is my experience from learning yoga breathing and pranayama using the book Yoga -- en praktisk vaegledning (Yoga -- A Practical Guide) by Swami Nirvikalpananda Saraswati for instruction. This article is meant to help you teach yourself the technique. It is not meant to be authoritative with regards to definitions or yoga theory. Pranayama is a breathing practice in yoga. It is particularly useful in situations where you feel threatened, because it helps you retain your calm. Pranayama is often recommended to the beginning occultist. Among authors who recommend it are Robert Anton Wilson and Aleister Crowley. Read More