PRANA AND ITS RELATED STRUCTURES - A TANTRIC REVIEW
*Dr. Mini K. V.
The life is sustained through Jiva as the Prana. Mother gives the first Prana. Prana is the name given to Vayu in the body. Vayu with their movement nature, also enter into the body with Anna. Agni, Soma, Vayu, Satvam Raja Tama Panchendriyani Bhutatma Iti Prana. Prana, Apana, Samana, Udana & Vyana are the major Pranas, the Naga, Kurma, Krkara, Devadatta, Dhanañjaya are the five minor Pranas present in the body. All living beings wander in all the Nadis. Through the two nostrils Prana is moving. This Nadi is also essential for the movement and through the Sankhini Vivara (Pterion), Prana getting inside the human beings. Then it travels some distance along with Saumya. So long travel of Prana is essential to with- hold Vayu inside, through all days, nights, fortnights, month and all the whole life. Prana has the color of ruby red. Like the Mani (Bead). Neurons, like all other cells, exhibit a voltage difference known as the membrane- potential across their plasma membrane. It is the flow of ions through ion channels that is responsible for electrical signaling in neurons.
Keywords: Prana, Nadi, Neurons.
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