Pranayama - Bhramari Pranayama
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Sit in a comfortable posture keeping the head, beck and spine erect.
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Place the right thumb against the right nostril but do not close it.
   
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Inhale slowly and deeply through both nostrils.
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Press the right nostril with the right thumbs.
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Retain the breath for a while, then exhale touching the lungs throat area and larynx.
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While inhaling and exhaling, concentrate the conscious mind on the throat and produce a humming sound like the buzzing of a bee.
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Since this sound resembles that of a large bee, it is named Bhramari.
   
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Starting with nine times, increase up to twenty seven times.
   
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It makes the voice sweet and gently, and helps clarity of speech.
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Breathing becomes deep and subtle.
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It is useful for hypertension and depression and aids brain cells.
   
 
 
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Breathing through the left nostril activates the right hemisphere of brain and breathing through right activates the left hemisphere. Practice of Alternate breathing helps in development of a balanced personality by balancing the activities of the hemispheres and the nervous system.

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