Pranayama - Ujjayi Pranayama
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Sit in a comfortable posture turning the tip of the tongue backwards to touch the upperpalate as is done in Kechari Mudra.
   
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Inhale and exhale thorough the glottis at a low, uniform rate, touching the chin to the throat.
2.
A sweet sound should be heard like a baby snoring during respiration.
3.
After inhalation, touch the chin to the throat (jalandharbandha).
4.
Continue this practice for periods from three to thirty minutes as desired.
   
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  Start with three pranayamas, extending this to twenty-seven;nine in the morning, nine at noon and nine in the evening per day.
   
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Ujjayi Pranayama balances high blood pressure and the mind.
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It also strengthens the nervous system, removes mucus and relieves swelling of the tonsils, coughs and colds.
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It makes the voice sweet and pacifies the mind.
 
 
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