Hatha Ratnavali by Srinivasabhatta Mahayogindra
- The Hatha Ratnavali is a hatha yoga text composed by Srinivasabhatta Mahayogindra in the 17th century CE. The text contains detailed instructions on the practice of Hatha Yoga, including asanas (physical postures), pranayama (breathing exercises), mudras (gestures), and bandhas (locks).
- The Hatha Ratnavali is considered a significant text on Hatha Yoga and is often studied alongside other important texts like the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Gheranda Samhita. It is structured as a series of verses and provides practical guidance on how to purify the body and mind, control the breath, and cultivate concentration and meditation.
- The Hatha Ratnavali emphasizes the importance of a disciplined and consistent practice, and it highlights the connection between physical health and spiritual growth. It is a valuable resource for practitioners of Hatha Yoga who are looking to deepen their practice and understanding of this ancient tradition.