Pranayama

Chandra Bhedana Pranayama (Left Nostril Breathing)-Steps And Benefits

The word “Chandra” is stands for the Moon and the meaning of Bhedan is piercing, enter or breaking through something e.t.c. and it is also known as Chandra bhedi pranayama. We have two nostrils for breathing, in yogic term these two nostrils are called nadi, Right nostril is surya nadi and left nostril is known …

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Surya Bhedana Pranayama (Right Nostril Breathing)-Steps And Benefits

Pronunciation 🙁 soor-yah beh-DAH-na)  Surya Bhedana Pranayama or Surya Bheda Pranayama is very effective and most important pranayam which is mentioned in Hatha yog Pradipika. The meaning of “Surya” is Sun and the meaning of the word “Bhedana” is piercing, enter or breaking through something. In term of yoga Right nadi (right nostril) is called …

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Sheetali Pranayama {Cooling Breath}-Steps And Benefits

The meaning of word “Sheetali” is cooling down, that process which can cool down our body and gives feeling of coldness. The word Shitali is originally taken from the word “Sheetal” which means cold or soothing. The daily practice of Sheetali Pranayama can calm the mind along with body. In Ancient text Hatha yoga Pradipika …

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Sheetkari Pranayama {Hissing Breath}-Steps And Benefits

Yoga Asanas and Pranayama are the two distinctive gifts to people for maintaining healthy life by natural manner. They enforce not solely physical well – being however additionally mental well being. In Shitali pranayama and Sheetkari pranayama we breathe through mouth. These are same like a Python’s breathing. Python, hens, kids of deer takes a …

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Nadi Shodhana Pranayama {Alternate Nostril Breathing}-Steps And Benefits

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama (alternate nostril breathing) is an easy style of alternate Nadi respiration, and appropriate for starting and advanced students. It is also named as “sweet breath” Nadi suggests that channel and refers to the energy pathways through that prana (energy) flows. Shodhana suggests that cleansing; thus Nadi Shodhana pranayama suggests that channel cleanup …

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Ujjayi Pranayama {Ocean Breath}-Steps And Benefits

The word “Ujjayi Pranayama” made from the Sanskrit prefix “ud” (उद्) and “Ji” (जि): “ujji” (उज्जि), Ujjayi (उज्जायी), which means “Victory”, “one who is victorious”. Thus the Ujjayi breath means “victorious breath”. In this breathing exercise, the process of Inhalation (breath in) and exhalation (breathe out) are both done through the nostrils. During the process of Inhalation …

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Bhramari Pranayama {Bee Breath}-Steps And Benefits

Bhramari Pranayama is made from the hindi word “Bhramar” (मधुमक्खी in Indian language) which means bumble Bee and the meaning of Pranayama is breathing technique so it can also called ‘bee breath’. Bhraamri (Bee Breath) could be a terribly effective Pranayama (breathing exercise) for meditation. Activity of this respiratory exercise helps to induce a chilled …

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Bhastrika Pranayama {Breath Of Fire}-Steps And Benefits

Position: Meditation Posture (like Padmasana ) Focusing Chakra– On the Manipura Chakra. Pronunciation:  bah-STREE-kah. The word “Bhastrika Pranayama” comes from the Sanskrit word Bhastrika, which basically means breathing like a bellows (धौंकनी). Bellows is a device for producing a strong current of air which was used to fan the fire in Ancient days. In Bhastrika …

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