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Hatha Yoga Pradipika (1.61 to 1.70) gives the list of foods that are fit for the Yogi as well as those foods which a Yogi must avoid. Recommended foods are rice, wheat, milk etc. Varjayeddurjanaprāntam vahnistrīpathisevanam Prātahsnānopavāsādi kāyakleśavidhim tathā || Wheat, rice, barley, shâstik (a kind of rice), good corns, milk, ghee, sugar, ...


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Yogatattva Upanishad (3rd paragraph ) gives a small glimpse of it with generally healthy vegetarian food is enough for a Yogi The proficient in Yoga should abandon the food detrimental to the practice of Yoga. He should give up salt, mustard; things sour, hot, pungent, or bitter vegetables; asafoetida, etc., worship of fire, women, walking, bathing at ...


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DhyAna Lakshana (sign of meditation) is mentioned very briefly in the following verse by Lord Shiva: yathA nimilane kAle prapancha naiva pasyati | Tathaiva unmilanehapi syAdetad dhyAnasya lakshanam || Just like the person, who has his eyes closed, can not see the outer world, in a similar manner, a person who is engrossed in meditation, can't ...


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The Upanishadic advice is to eat food that keeps your body healthy. Treat food as a type of medicine. After saying thrice, ‘I have renounced, I have renounced, I have renounced’, he shall take up the bamboo staff and don the loin-cloth, uttering the mantra: ‘Let all beings be devoid of fear. Everything originates from me. You are my friend and [you] ...


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It is not recommended that you meditate while lying down. One has to sit at least in an upright position. Quoting from the book "Meditation and its Practice" by Swami Rama. Suggestions for Making Sitting Positions More Comfortable: It is not recommended that you meditate while lying down. There are several reasons for this. One of the most important ...


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Meditation is the very delicate art of doing nothing, it is the perfect relaxation. Any effort you put in will get you out of meditation. Its like sleeping, as long as you are asleep you do not know, but as soon as you get aware that you are sleeping, you are awake. It is best not to analyze the experience or share the experience with others, a good(deep) ...


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