Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
As when a ruler commands his officials and appoints them cities to be ruled, in his name, even so Prana, the power of life, rules the other living powers of the body.
Apana rules the lower regions. Prana itself lives in the eye and the ear and moves through the nose and the mouth. Samana rules the middle regions, and distributes the life giving offering of food. From Samana come the seven flames.
In the heart dwells the Atman, the Self. It is the centre of a hundred and one little channels. From each one of them come a hundred channels more. Seventy two thousand smaller channels branch from each one of these. In all these millions of little channels moves the power of Vyana