Pranayama - learn the instructions for proper practice of pranayama and it's health benefits and types of Pranayam

Pranayam

     Pranayama is combination of two words 'Prana' and 'Ayama'. Prana means Breath and Ayama means extent

 πŸ«   Prana is the vital energy requires for coordination of each organ within a body the continuous flow of prana in the subtle nerves ( Nadi)  in the body is important for a person to remain disease free.

 πŸ«   Pranayama is control and smooth flow of prana by the control of inhalation and exhalation through yoga exercise. 

  🫁  This exercise done through proper regulation of inhaling, holding the breath and exhaling.

 πŸ«   You can do Pranayama practice with several of the Asanas ( Postures)  for improved benefits. 

 πŸ«   By proper practice of pranayama all disease are eradicated. 

 πŸ§˜‍♂️  Some instructions for proper practice of pranayama and types 

🫁   A good place,  suitable time and moderate food is necessary. 

🫁   One should not attempt in crowd,  a capital city, in a forest but the place should be calm and clean. 

🫁  One should start practicing pranayama in vasanta and Sharad ritu. If you start in other season it leads to illness.

 πŸ«  Ideal time to perform pranayama are morning, Mid afternoon,  evening and Mid night. 

 πŸ«  During the first stage of pranayama one should take food consisting of Milk and Ghrit.

 πŸ«   Consume food in moderate quantity. 

 πŸ«    Eat Rice, Barley,  Wheat bread,  Green gram,  Black gram Etc. 

 πŸ«    Eat green leafy and fresh vegetables.

 πŸ«    Half of the stomach should be filled with food, one quarter with water and one quarter should kept empty for practicing pranayama. 

 πŸ«   Avoid eating Spicy ( Katu),  Sour ( Amla),  Salty ( Lavana)  Roasted things. 

 πŸ«   Avoid Curd,  Alcohol,  Over ripened Jack fruit, pumpkins,  Berries,  vegetable stems, Gourds Etc. 

🫁  Kumbhakabheda,  Surya bhedana,  Ujjayi,  Sheetali,  Shitkari,  Bhastrika,  Bhramari, Murccha, Plavini are some types of pranayama. 

Kumbhakbheda pranayama

                 ( Kumbhakbheda Pranayam )

🫁  One can perform according to disease or on regular basis after knowing proper posture and Rules of this pranayama. 

🧘‍♂️ How to do pranayama ? 

 πŸ«  Sitting in Padmasana (  lotus pose   ) posture and then fill the air ( Puraka)  through left nostril ( close right nostril with thumb)  and then close the left nostril with Ring finger and hold breath for some time ( Kumbhaka)  .

Basic method for pranayama

🫁  After that exhale the air slowly through the Right nostril ( Rechaka). 

🫁   Then drawin the air through the Right nostril slowly then perform Kumbhaka ( Hold the breath for some time)  as told you earlier and exhale through the left nostril. 

🫁   By practicing alternatively, the whole of the collection of Nadi ( Subtle Nerves)  become clean, free from impurities after three months and over. 

 πŸ§˜‍♂️ Benefits :-     

🫁    Pranayama tones up the stomach, the liver, the bladder,  the small and large intestines and digestive system. 

🫁     Removes the sluggishness from the body and kindles gastric fire. 

🫁     Constant practice of pranayama strengthen the nervous system. 

🫁     Mental disturbances like Anxiety, Stress,  Fear,  Lust for sex, Disappointment and other mental problems can calm down and one can capable of concentration. 

🫁     Regular practice of pranayama rouses spiritual power. Induces good and sound sleep. 

🫁     Pranayama helps a person to remain positive always and negative thinking comes to an end. 

🫁     If one can practice pranayama on regular basis. He / she requires less breathing per minute that helps to live a long and healthy life. Like a tortoise it take 5 breath per minute and lives for 400 year. 


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