Here's a part of Vyaasa's commentary on YS II 51
(baahyaabhyantara-viSayaakSepii caturthaH [praaNaayaamaH])

caturthastu shvaasa-prashvaasayor
viSayaavadhaaraNaat krameNa bhuumijayaad ubhayaakSepa-puurvako
gatyabhaavash caturthaH praaNaayaamaH ityayaM visheSa iti |

We should think that the most crucial words, as it were,
are these:

caturthas tu shvaasa-prashvaasayor...gatyabhaavash

which might be translated for instance like this:

the fourth (pranayama) [is] stopping(? -- gati + a_bhaavas:
motion -non-existence) of exhalation[and]-inhalation (shvaasa-
prashvaasayoH)

But it all depends on whether "stopping" or somesuch is a correct
translation for "gatyabhaavaH" [gati + abhaavaH] in that context...





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