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pingala (pēng·gäˑ·l),

n according to ancient Indian philosophy, the male or positive energy, one of the two components of prana (life force), the other being ida. Good health is indicative of balance between pingala and ida, while an imbalance between the two leads to disease. See also prana and ida.
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pingara=nni (< IA pingala 'reddish'), pabru=nni (< IA
There are 72,000 nadis in the human system of which ida, pingala and sushumna nadis are located on the left, right and centre of the spine respectively.
Until Jun 14 Roberto Cuoghi: da ida e pingala a ida e ida o pingala e pingala
3, Moondh (33 KV Bahri), Salwan, Kabulpur Khera-1, Fafrana, Khirdrabad, Pingala.
Mevissen deals with the sun or Saura images: Surya in Bengal art, Pingala and Dandanayaka, female consorts, and the details of the chariot motif.
Especially relevant to SCI, the body's foremost channels are the Shushmana, located in the spine's central column (an energetic counterpart of our spinal cord) and the Ida and Pingala channels (the energetic equivalent of nerve plexuses that radiate out from the cord) that crisscross through the Shushmana.
This is what the term "hathayoga" means--the union of the ida (tha, moon) and the pingala (ha, sun, KV 2:45) by force (hathayoga sadhana).
They are located at the intersection of the major nadis (energy channels): ida (the channel of lunar energy), pingala (the channel of solar energy) and sushumna (the central and major channel in the body, running parallel to the spine) (Iyengar 1989).
Benefits: Deeply calms your mind and soothes your nervous system; relieves tension through the whole spine, creating length and space between the vertebrae; can relieve headaches and help you to sleep; massages your stomach and cleanses digestion and elimination systems; reduces fat; tones your liver, spleen, pancreas; relieves low back pain and sciatica; balances the flow of prana in ida and pingala nadis; centers your awareness and makes meditation easy.
32) This is a recognition of the main channels (nadi) for distributing the vital energy of hatha yoga: ida and pingala are on the right and left of the spine, which houses a central channel, the susumna.
In Tantra, the body is regarded as having a kind of collateral circulation in the form of two 'arteris', ida and pingala, one of which is red and one white, which may be regarded as two snakes.
An 18-inch 6th century sandstone figure of Pingala, an attendant to the sun god, from the northern Punjab and also valued at about pounds 100,000, was also taken.