Pranayama is thought as breath control technique but actually it’s much broader than just that. The word “Pranayama” is comprised of two root words –
Pranayama is Prana + yama; where Prana is the vital energy and yama means to control.
Pranamaya is Prana + ayama; where Prana is the vital energy and ayama means expansion.
In a way both of them are right. Pranayama is the science of understanding, controlling and there by expanding the dimension of prana.Continue reading Pranayama – The Yogic Science of expansion of Prana