Methinks the most reliable indicator of TC might well be praaNaayaama*, which 
PataƱjali defines like this: tasmin sata svaasa-prashvaasayor gativicchedaH 
praaNaayaamaH. Taimni's translation: [IT]: This [aasana - card] having been 
(accomplished) Pranayama which is cessation of inspiration and expiration 

 The definition of viccheda in CDSL: viccheda m. cutting asunder , cleaving , 
piercing , breaking , division , separation Ka1v. S3a1h. ; interruption , 
discontinuance , cessation , end MBh. Ka1v. &c. ; removal , destruction Ra1jat. 
Katha1s. ; (ifc.) injury to Ka1m. ; distinction , difference (ifc. also `" 
variety "' i.e. different kinds of) MBh. S3am2k. Sarvad. ; division of a book , 
section , chapter W. ; space , interval ib. ; caesura , pause in a verse Pin3g. 
Sch. pranayama (praaNaayaama) is usually thought of as various breathing 
exercises but the "deepest" meaning of it seems to be the same which 
yoga-tattva-upanishad (IIRC) calls kevala kumbhaka. According to YKU, the first 
thing one should do to raise the kuNDalinii "between the eyebrows" is 
samiirasya jayam, control (stopping?) of the movement (of praaNa). That prolly 
is the same thing as kevala kumbhaka and PataƱjali's caturtha (chaturtha = 
fourth [praaNaayaama]). * usually "de-sandhied" as praaNa + aayaama 



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