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Benefits of Nauli

What are the benefits of "Nauli" and what is the right way to do it?

By Lisa Walford

Lisa Walford is a senior intermediate Iyengar Yoga instructor and has been teaching for more than twenty years. She is one of the directors of the Teacher Training Program at Yoga Works, in Los Angeles. She has served on the faculty of the 1990 and 1993 National Iyengar Yoga Conventions and studies regularly with the Iyengars.


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James Russell UK

I am yoga teacher in the UK and practice Nauli each day. I was surprised to read at the beginning of this article, the author state that the 'Gheranda Samhita predates the Hatha Yoga Pradipika.' This is incorrect. The Hatha Yoga Samhita was composed in around 1350 CE and the Gheranda Samhita is a Bengali text composed much later, around 1700 CE. Just wanted to point that out Hope it doesn't seem pedantic but as a yoga teacher i feel that its important that these teachings are represented accurately. Hari Om ... James

Jenn

I think that was probably intentional, seeing as the author noted that we should find an experienced instructor before experimenting on our own.

LaxmiNarainSharma

NAULI IS IN MY DAILY PRACTICE. I WANT TO SEE ABOUT NAULI AS SPECIAL EFFORTS.THANKS.

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