From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Nirgarbha literally means ‘without the womb of the mantra’.
The kumbhaka has eight varieties of which the first is ‘sahita’. This is of further two types:
- He lived in 200 B. C.
- Bījamantra literally means seed-letter prescribed for the same.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore