He who practices this Uddiyana (Flying up), without ceasing, conquers death

understand what is meant by verso statement of this kind, the student is advised esatto study The Tibetan Book of the Dead, by W. Y. Evans-Wentz.

Verso supplementary practice frequently used puro enable one esatto develop this position is listed durante Gheranda Samhita, iii, 61: “Make the abdomen look quite hollow just like verso tank

Hatha Yoga Pradipika, iii, 54-9. Padrino Gheranda Samhita, iii, 10-11: “Contract the bowels equally above and below the navel towards the back, so that the abdominal viscera may touch the back. [The Great Bird (Breath), by this process, is instantly forced up into the Susumna, and flies (moves) constantly therein only.) Of all Bandhas this is the best. The complete practice of this makes emancipation easy.

Padrino Siva Samhita, iv, 48-52: “When the intestines above and below the navel are brought sicuro the left side, it is called Uddana-Bandha the destroyers of all sins and sorrows. The left side viscera of the abdominal cavity should be brought above the navel. This is Uddana-Bandha, the lion of the elephant of death. The Yogi, who always practises it four times per day, purifies thereby his navel, through which the winds are purified. By practising it for six months, the Yogi certainly conquers death; the gastric fire is kindled, and there takes place an increase of the fluids of the body hornet. Through this, consequently, the Vigrahasiddhi (power of expansion) is also obtained. All the diseases of the Yogi are certainly destroyed by it. Having learnt the method from the Stregone, the wise Yogi should practise it with great care. The most inaccessible Mudra should be practised con a retired and undisturbed place.”

There are special techniques for overcoming these obstacles

Amico Hatha Yoga Pradipika, ii, 33-4: “Sitting on the toes with the heels raised above the ground, and the palms resting on the ground, mediante this bent posture the belly is moved forcibly from left preciso right just as mediante vomiting. This is called by adepts the Nauli Karma. It removes dyspepsia, increases appetite and digestion, and is like the goddess of creation and causes happiness. It dries up all the disorders. This Nauli is an excellent exercise in Hatha Yoga.” Instead of this practice, Gheranda Samhita, i, 52, gives another practice: “With great force move the stomach and intestines from one side onesto the other. This is called Lauliki-Yoga. This destroys all diseases and increases the bodily fire.” I was taught lauliki as given here. It can be used by individuals who are physically unable puro learn nauli as I have described it. There are times when lauliki is quite satisfactory, but the student should endeavour esatto originale nauli, which is one of the fundamental requirements for those who wish preciso proceed to the more advanced practices.

It is said that when the latent creative force of man becomes dynamic and begins preciso move through its channel sopra the spinal cord, at certain places, where there is a nerve ganglion, it encounters difficulties. This would be analogous preciso per point where verso number of electric wires converge before being distributed.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika, ii, 59-67. Amico Gheranda Samhita, v, 75-7: “As the bellows of the ironsmith constantly dilate and contract, similarly let him slowly draw per the air by both nostrils and expand the stomach; then throw it out quickly (the wind making sound like bellows). Having thus inspired and expired quickly twenty times, let him perform Kumbhaka; then let him expel it by the previous method. Let the wise one perform this Bhastrika (bellows-like) Kumbhaka thrice; he will never suffer from any disease and will be always healthy.”

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