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By Boris Marjanovic

Abhinavagupta, absolutely the best genius of India within the fields of philosophy, aesthetics, poetics, dramaturgy, Tantra and mysticism, is being rediscovered merely within the previous few a long time. even though numerous students, in India and overseas, are engaged in learning his works, it's mind-blowing that there are nonetheless few translations available.

Abhinavagupta explains in his observation that he undertook this paintings simply because he felt that his predecessors whilst commenting at the Bhagavad Gita had no longer understood its mystery or esoteric meanings.

The current paintings provides a distinct model of the Bhagavad Gita within the mild of Kashmir Shaivism. it is going to even be inspiring fpr an individual attracted to the perform of the key yogaof the Gita.

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Gaze back between your legs to keep your neck long and relaxed. indd 42 Text 15/7/15 3:26 pm 29/6/15 9:13 am (F39)_Job:06-61175 Title: FW - Complete Guide to Yoga Inversions 07-AC74119 Dtp:221 Page: 42 61175 - Com 61175 - Com 7/15 3:26 pm 6/15 9:13 am versions Page: 42 WIDE LEG FORWARD FOLD ADVANCED ASANA: HANDS AT WAIST (Prasarita Padottanasana B) HOW TO GET THERE: WHERE TO ENGAGE: • Begin in a standing position, and step your feet wide into a straddle position. • Draw your navel in and up toward your spine to protect your lower back and create the space to fold deeper.

There is a tendency for your hands to slide in toward one another and your elbows to slide away from one another. • You can use a block to help you maintain proper alignment. Make L-shapes with your pointer fingers and thumbs, and place the block flat and horizontal in the space between your hands. • Initially, you can gaze down to the floor or at your fingertips until you feel comfortable in the pose. Eventually, gaze back behind you with your head straight down toward the floor. • Do not rely on momentum to get into this posture.

After your bind is secure, begin to straighten your legs as much as you can. WHERE TO ENGAGE: • Draw your navel in and up toward your spine to protect your lower back and create the space to fold deeper. • Flex your abdominal muscles to help release through your lower back. • Squeeze through your quadriceps to stretch deeper into your hamstrings. ANATOMY NOTES/TIPS & TRICKS: • Once your lower back is open enough to explore this variation, the next biggest challenge is the bind. The key to taking a bind is to relax as much as you can while doing so.

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