Pranayama - Bhramari Pranayama
position.gif   bhramari.gif
1.
Sit in a comfortable posture keeping the head, beck and spine erect.
2.
Place the right thumb against the right nostril but do not close it.
   
steps.gif  
1.
Inhale slowly and deeply through both nostrils.
2.
Press the right nostril with the right thumbs.
3.
Retain the breath for a while, then exhale touching the lungs throat area and larynx.
4.
While inhaling and exhaling, concentrate the conscious mind on the throat and produce a humming sound like the buzzing of a bee.
5.
Since this sound resembles that of a large bee, it is named Bhramari.
   
time.gif  
1.
Starting with nine times, increase up to twenty seven times.
   
benefits.gif  
1.
It makes the voice sweet and gently, and helps clarity of speech.
2.
Breathing becomes deep and subtle.
3.
It is useful for hypertension and depression and aids brain cells.
   
 
 
Meaningful Meditation, Greater Understanding
Equanimous thought is balanced thought. Any kind of superiority or inferiority complex results in perverted thinking. The criterion for wholesome thinking is to determine whether thought is born of equanimity...

Do You Know ?
Scientific breathing begins with a slow, calm and complete exhalation. Contraction of the abdominal muscles helps to evacuate the lungs by raising the diaphragm. Having emptied the lungs, the next step is to fill it up to the maximum extent.

Video of the week