Anuloma Pranayam

Anuloma pranayam means pranayam with natural breathing.

  • Sit comfortably in meditation pose (Padmasana, Siddhasana or Swastikasana) with erect spine. concentrate on the normal breath for a few minutes.
  • Place the index finger and middle finger of right hand at the eyebrow center (Pranayama Mudra).
  • Use thumb to close right nostril and close left nostril with the ring finger and little finger.
  • Inhale deeply with both nostril, hold breath, as per capacity, for that close both nostril with fingers.
  • Exhale each breath alternately through the left or right nostrils.
  • The ratio of time period of purak: Abhyantara kumbhaka: rechak (inhalation: hold: exhalation) should be 1:4:2.

Benefits of Anuloma Pranayam

  • It strengthens the digestive, respiratory and nervous system.
  • It helps to keep the mind calm, happy and peaceful.