The book teaches Yoga, the stagesof Yoga and the methods of its accomplishment.
It discussesphilosophy underlying Yoga and its practices in manifold ways.
Divide into fifteen chapters, the book recounts (1) Dailyroutine of the
aspirant, including the method of repeating themantras, (2) Centers of mediation
inside the body, (3)Breath-control, (4) Preliminaries to Yoga, (5) Yaugic
postures, (6)Withdrawal of the senses from external objects, (7) A specific
wayto breath-control, (8) Position of fingers in Yaugic discipline,(9) Method of
concentration and retention of the breath, (10)Simple Mediation, (11) Abstract
mediation, (12) Yoga of absorption,(13) Postures suitable for Yoga, (14)
Purification of body insideand outside, (15) Injunctions and Prohibitions.
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