Definition of prana
: a life breath or vital principle in Vedic and later Hindu religion It's glorious to be in this newbie micro farm, with everything so green and lush and bursting with prana.— Valerie Reiss Eastern philosophy holds that yoga heals by releasing prana, the body's vital energy. When prana is blocked, illness can result. Western practitioners believe yoga's deeply relaxing breath work allows the body's healing abilities to take over.— Norine Dworkin
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