How is our practice of Asanas, Pranayama and yogic postures relates to spiritual life? What is the connection between Yoga and Enlightenment, between breathing and meditation? In this video Swami Ramakrishnananda explains the relation between the different elements of Raja-Yoga, like yama and niyama, for example ahimsa, santosha, saucha, Iswara prandhihana, swadyaya - and Hatha yoga, pranayama, and all the way to the higher levels of Dharana, Dhyana (meditation) and samadhi (enlightenment, Nirvana). It is recommended to every yogi practitioner or yoga teacher that wishes to delve and understand the spiritual significance and application of Hatha Yoga. An amazing yoga workshop and teachers training course with Swami Ramakrishnananda. Swami Ramakrishnananda is an orthodox monk (sannyas) in the Hindu tradition, he is a yogi, a mystic, a philosopher, and a spiritual master.