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By Pranayam, raising from one Chakra to another and finally to Ajna Chakra, by withdrawal of Karmas, one also abandons the Prana-karma effortlessly. Then one attains Shama-peace.
- Swami Pranabananda Giriji Maharaj from Pranab Gita, Chapter 6, Verse 3 (English translation copyright of Yoga Niketan, Inc)
 
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Because, during the stage without proper Kriya, the paths in all the nerve channels (naadis) are blocked due to Vayu and Phlegm. Because of it, in the beginning, when pushing the prana upwards with force, it encounters the resistance and due to unclear path in the nerves, the clusters of naadis become dry and exhausted and produce the adverse effect. Hence it is advised that the Prana has to be raised gradually and slowly. First, the prana has to be raised slowly  with skill and very naturally. With discipline, in-breath and out-breath has to be moved from Muladhara chakra in gradual steps and prana has to be controlled.
- Swami Pranabananda Giriji Maharaj from Pranab Gita, Chapter 6, Verse 25 (English translation copyright of Yoga Niketan, Inc)
 
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To move prana in each of the chakras from Muladhara to Ajna as instructed by Gurudeva is the karmakanda of sadhana.
- Swami Pranabananda Giriji Maharaj from Pranab Gita, Chapter 3, Verse 1 (English translation copyright of Yoga Niketan, Inc)
 
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With the support of perseverance, guiding the intelligence, i.e., by being alert every moment ( continuously- all the time) while performing the kriya as instructed by Sri Gurudeva, mind has to be lifted upward i.e., the mind has to be gradually withdrawn from the vishayas. Slowly and slowly, meaning by not performing the kriyas in a hurried manners but step by step, raising from one chakra to another, and then to another chakra, in this manner, prana is raised and to be held upwards.
- Swami Pranabananda Giriji Maharaj from Pranab Gita, Chapter 6, Verse 25 (English translation copyright of Yoga Niketan, Inc)
 
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Pranava Mantra, the representative of Brahman, sitting in firm asana, moves his Prana from Muladhar through the path of consciousness by performing Kriyas as instructed by Gurudeva. Vyavaharan = Specific Movement, i.e., upward movement (in this case). Ut = upward, Chaara = to do or act, and Ayan = movement or motion. i.e. will move Prana to upward direction. This process is called rising of the Goddess Kundalini. How can one achieve that? Of course, “Maamanusmaranam” - by incessantly meditating upon Brahmanu. What is the method? By gradually raising of Goddess Kundalini through the center of Brahmanaadi; rising from Muladhara to Sahasrar, while offering the oblation to that Param Shivam ([Raising the Kundalini step by step]from Kamapura Chakra to Swadhisthan while annihilating anger, reaching at Manipura while destroying the eight fold greed forcefully, reaching at Anahata while annihilating the attachments, reaching at Vishuddha while destroying passion and arrogance (Mada), and finally piercing the Ajna Chakra while destroying jealousy (Matsar), one can attain that.
- Swami Pranabananda Giriji Maharaj from Pranab Gita, Chapter 8, Verse 12-13 (English translation copyright of Yoga Niketan, Inc)

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