The Legend of Ganesha and Muruga and the Mango

Ganesha's wisdom and discrimination trump Murugan's speed and power in this story.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
The force of the intellectual area of the mind is controlled and transmuted through the power of a regulated breath. A beginning pranayama is a method of breathing nine counts as we inhale, holding one; nine counts as we exhale, holding one count.
—Gurudeva