Yoga for Healing
Health is a pre-requisite for all attainments in life-spiritual and material, and physical exercise is essential to good health. Among various systems of physical culture, the system of yoga is the most perfect and stands unrivalled. The methods of treatment of diseases by yogasanas lie scattered in many works. This book, which was declared as the second best book on yoga by the Indian Yoga Society in 1982, is a systematic compilation of all the yoga methods for easy and quick reference. It also gives in alphabetical order the diseases and provides appropriate asanas and a few important mudras, bandhas and kriyas which will help cure them.
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Abdomen Agnisara Ardha Matsyendrasana asanas Baddha Padmasana bend benefits Bhujangasana Brahmacharya catch hold Caution Chakrasana chest chronic Constipation Cures Curvature of Spine Destroys all diseases Dhanurasana diabetes dyspepsia Exhale Extremities fingers flatulence fruits Garbhasana Garudasana Genitalia glands Gomukhasana Halasana hands head heel hips Inhale Jaico Kandapidanasana Kapalabhati Kapalabhati Kriya kidneys knees Kriya Kukutasana left leg Leprosy liver and spleen Lolasana Loss of appetite lumbago Maha Mudra Matsyasana Mayurasana meals meditation menses milk mind minutes Myalgia Nauli neck Niyama obesity Padahastasana pain Paschimottanasana peristalsis physical POSE posture pranayamas Purifies and tones Raise the legs Raja Yoga Rectum Retain the breath Rheumatism right leg Salabhasana Sarvangasana Shavasana Shirshasana Siddhasana slowly SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Sphere of Action stiff stomach Strengthens stretch the legs sugar supple and elastic Supta Vajrasana Swami Sivananda Technique Sit thighs toes Tolangulasana Tones up nerves Trataka Trikonasana Uddiyana Bandha Vipareetakarani Mudra Vrischikasana Yoga Mudra yogi YOGIC EXERCISES