Browsing Category : Pranayama

Bhramari Pranayama – de-stress & calm an anxious mind

When you want to do something to instantly calm your mind, Bhramari pranayama is your best choice. It is an excellent breathing practice to rid your mind of anger, anxiety and frustration. It is a simple, easy-to-do technique and you get hooked on to it. Bhramari is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Bhramar’, which means a black Indian humming bee.…

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Ujjayi Pranayama

Pranayama is the 4th limb of Yoga. Breath is the link which connects the mind with the body. Ujjayi pranayama is a technique which calms the mind and warms the body. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word ‘Ujjayi’, which means ‘to conquer’ or ‘to be victorious’. Hence, it is also called as ‘Victorious Breath’. Ujjayi Pranayama produces a particular…

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Nadi Shuddhi Pranayama

According to ancient Yoga literature, ‘Nadi’ refers to a channel through which the life force or energy flows within a body. A literal translation of the term Nadi Suddhi means, ‘the purification of the invisible energy channels.’ Nadi Suddhi Pranayama is also referred to as Alternate Nostril Breathing. There are three main nadis or energy channels in the subtle body.…

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