Pranayama is an important Anga in Ashtanga Yoga. It is equally necessary for all in their daily life for good health, success and prosperity in every walk of life. How it is so, is explained in the book. The science of relaxation is a very valuable gift for the readers and would benefit all. The book has photographs of the various pranayama postures. The book's popularity and utility can be gauged from the fact that it has run into eighteen editions since it was first published in the year 1935.
About the Author:
Sri Swami Sivananda , born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Sage Appayya Dikshita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta.
He was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the Fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 163 he entered Mahasamadhi.