It is the only text dealing exclusively on the topic of Pranayama. The text describes more than 50 Kumbhakas, many of which are not commonly known. The author praises Meru Kumbhaka of which he describes 47 stages. These stages are a continuum of experiences the Yogi passes through as a result of continuous practice of Kumbhakas. These are not described in the available texts. The text has the foreword by B.K.S. Iyengar.
About the Author:
Dr. M. L. Gharote (Born on 21 May, 1931) M. A., M. Ed. (Phy. Edn.), Ph. D. (Anthrop.), D.Litt., D.S.M., D.B.P. Former Assistant Director of Scientific Research, Dy. Director of Philosophico-Literary Research Department, Principal, G. S. College of Yoga & Cultural Synthesis, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla. Written several books on Yoga, some of which are award winning, extensively travelled world over for giving the Yoga seminars, attending Yoga conferences and organising Teachers' Training Course in Yoga. He is consultant in Yoga for Yoga Organisations in Europe and Latin America. Presently, working, as the Director, Lonavla Yoga Institute (India).