Pranayama - Sukshama Bhastrika Pranayama
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Sit as usual in a comfortable posture, keeping the head, neck and spine in a straight line.
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Let the left hand remain on the left knee and place the right hand next to the nose.
   
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Concentrate your mind on the center of energy or the center of knowledge.
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Breathe quickly and fast through both nostrils while forcefully contracting and expanding abdominal muscles.
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Keep the shoulders and chest immobile.
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After completing twenty to twenty five breaths, inhale deeply, retain for a while and exhale. Follow by another round of forceful breathing.
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Increase the frequency with practice.
   
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Practice this exercise for three to five minutes.
   
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This exercise produces brightness, activeness and balance.
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It purifies the nervous system, destroys all disease and increases heat and vital force.
 
 
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