Definition of prana in English:

prana

Syllabification: pra·na
Pronunciation: /ˈpränə
 
/

noun

Hinduism
Breath, considered as a life-giving force.
More example sentences
  • The second group intends to attain knowledge more gradually by the worship of prana, the life breath.
  • Thus, the fixation of awareness to the body is replaced with awareness linked with subtler aspects of prana and spiritual dimensions.
  • In its more advanced forms pranayama is actual control of prana; for beginners it is literally controlling the breath.

Origin

Sanskrit.

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