Hatha Yoga Pradipika – A six/seven-limb yoga
Hatha Yoga Pradipika (HYP) – a promotional pamphlet
The mid 15 century text Hatha Yoga Pradipika (meaning Light on Forceful yoga) was written by Svatmarama. We do not know anything about him and what was the background for writing a treatise on hatha-yoga. It is a compilation of sectarian views drawing heavily on the Gorakhnath genre of the Naths.316
A second course of 10 neurotherapy sessions restored him to his Bandha, Meditation, Mudra, Pranayama preaccident level of functioning. The fifth layer of treatment targeted Irving’s residual symptoms of Bandha, Meditation, Mudra, Pranayama low physical energy, no libido or sexual function, daytime sleeping, and cognitive impairment. To stimulate his system, Irving was given four tablets of maca 750 mg in the morning. He responded with increased physical energy and activity. The daytime naps and the staring episodes ceased entirely. His libido and sexual function began to improve in response to the R. rosea and maca, but he could not tolerate higher doses of maca because it caused jitteriness and insomnia. His DHEA-sulfate level was found to be low.