Originally Posted By: Revlgking


Want to teach children how important this idea of the breath of life is? Tell them to take a deep breath and see how long they can live without taking in the next one. As a child, this object lesson--the relating of breath, life and spirit--was a profound one. Since then, I think of every breath as what I call a meta-prayer--bringing the beyond within.


It is very interesting that you say that. In Sanskrit, Prana is the word used to indicate the "life" in a person and this same word denotes breath too.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prana


Edited by srinivasan (05/17/10 05:46 AM)