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10 Nadis

The ten nerves: Suzhi munai – the nerve passing through six ataras Idakalai – the nerve beginning from the great toe of the right foot and passing up to the left nostril. Pinkalai - the nerve beginning from the great toe of the left foot and passing up to the right nostril. Kanthari – the nerve beginning at the navel and passing to the neck, where it assumes a seven-fold form, being the source of the seven musical tones of the human voice. Atthi Siguvai – situated in the region of the eyes forming ten branches, as optical nerves. Alambudai Purudan – in the region of the ears forming 120 branches or auditory nerves Guru – beginning at the naval and reaching to the verenda. Sangini – situated in the verenda. Quoted from Website: Tatva, Wikipedia Ida, Pingala, Sushumna, Gandhari, Hastijihva, Pusa, Yusasvini, Alambusa, Kuhuh and Sankhini are said to be the ten important Nadis. http://www.indiadivine.org/hinduism/articles/98/1/Ida-Pingala-Sushumna-and-the-Shat-Chakras/
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