Sit in a comfortable posture, keeping the head, neck and spine in a straight line.
Place the right thumb on the right nostril, the right index finger between the eyebrows and rest the middle finger against the left nostril.
Close the left nostril and slowly inhale through the right nostril, filling the lungs completely.
Retain the breath for a few seconds, and then, closing right nostril, exhale completely through the left nostril, pausing momentarily before repeating the process, repeat nine times.
inhale through the right nostril, retain it, then exhale through the same nostril, pausing without retention or pause.
Start with three pranayama, extending this to twenty-seven; nine in the morning, nine at noon and nine in the evening per day.
It reduces wind and mucus and increases bile and digestive power.
It helps in gastric fire, cold and asthma.
It enhances heat, so it should not be practice it to pacify these conditions, but those laden with bile should practice this exercise in moderation.
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Regular practice of PRANAYAAM (regulated breathing) is an efficient mean of improving the quality of Respiration. It is the process of reinforcing and disciplining the generation of vital energy— PRANA.