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Science of Breath: A Practical Guide describes the anatomy and physiology of breathing, as well as the subtle yogic science of prana.


"... this text is absolutely the most lucid examination of the interface between Western medicine and yoga I have discovered... rarely in available literature have the physiological facts been presented in such accessible form... " -- Norman Weinstein, Yoga Journal

About the Author:

Rama is the founder and spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. Swami Rama sounded branches of the Himalayan Institute in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a modern hospital in an impoverished region of India. He is the author of 30 books.

Hymes is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon.

Ballentine is director of the Center for Holistic Medicine, which he founded 20 years ago. He studied psychology at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) and received his M.D. from Duke University.

Product Details:

Author:  Rama, Rudolph Ballentine, Alan Hymes 
Paperback: 119 pages
Publisher: Himalayan Institute Press (January 25, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0893891517
ISBN-13: 978-0893891510
Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.4 x 8.6 inches