Ashtanga yoga postures on 41 we find a statement of bindu-restraint: If the hole behind the palate be stopped with khecard by turning the tongue upward, then bindu cannot leave its place even if a woman were embraced.46 Then at 4.53 amrtaplavana is described: Drench the body with nectar [amrtaih plavayed] from the head to the soles of the feet. One will definitely get a great body, and great strength and heroism.47 Mallinson argues that these passages are typical of the Hathapradipika, which is the most eclectic of all hathayoga texts and which borrows verses from almost every hathayogic text that we know existed before its composition, i.e. prior to the fifteenth century. Ashtanga yoga postures 2016.
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