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Thought and Breathing

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I SEND you some extracts from the Sanskrit Yoga-sÛtras which treat very fully of the prânâyâma, or the expulsion and retention of breath, as a means of steadying the mind.

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MÜLLER, F. Thought and Breathing. Nature 41, 317 (1890). https://doi.org/10.1038/041317a0

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