By Yogi Ramacharaka
" 1904. what's Hatha Yoga? Yogis' regard for the actual physique; paintings of the divine Architect; Our pal, the very important strength; Laboratory of the physique; existence fluid; Crematory of the procedure; Nourishment; starvation vs. urge for food; Prana absorption from nutrients; approximately foodstuff; Irrigation of the physique; Ashes of the procedure; Yogi respiring; impression of right respiring; respiring workouts; nose respiring vs. mouth respiring; Little lives of the physique; keep watch over of the involuntary method; Pranic power; technological know-how of rest; Use of physical exertion; Yogi tub; solar power; clean air; Nature's candy restorer, sleep; Regeneration; psychological perspective; Led by means of Spirit. This
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The pleasure that one obtains from proper and normal eating, is not alone a matter of taste, but is largely derived from that peculiar sensation of the absorption of "magnetism" or Prana, which is very much akin to the examples above mentioned, although, until one realizes the similar character of the two manifestations of energy, the illustration may evoke a smile, or possibly ridicule. When one has overcome the false Appetite (so often mistaken for Hunger) he will masticate a dry crust of whole-wheat bread and not only obtain a certain satisfaction of taste from the nourishment contained within it, but will enjoy the sensation of which we have spoken very keenly.
A little reflection will show the vital importance of Correct breathing. If the blood is not fully purified by the regenerative process of the lungs, it returns to the arteries in an abnormal state, insufficiently purified and imperfectly cleansed of the impurities which it took up on its return journey. These impurities if returned to the system will certainly manifest in some form of disease, either in a form of blood disease or some disease resulting from impaired functioning of some insufficiently nourished organ or tissue.
Let us take Thirst, for instance. All of us know the sensation of a good, natural thirst, which calls for a draught of cool water. It is felt in the mouth and throat, and can be satisfied only with that which Nature intended for it—cool water. Now, this natural thirst is akin to natural Hunger. , etc. , after the taste has once been acquired. Do you begin to see what we mean? We hear people say that they are "so thirsty" for a glass of soda-water; or others say that they are "thirsty" for a drink of whisky.
Hatha Yoga: Or, the Yogi Philosophy of Physical Well-Being by Yogi Ramacharaka