Bhramari Pranayama (Bee Breath)

In Bhramari Pranayama, as the exhalation sound is very resembles to the humming sound of a bee, it is named as Bhramari pranayama. Bhramari is the Sanskrit word which means bumble Bee.

Steps of Bhramari Pranayama

  • Sit comfortably in meditation pose (Padmasana, Siddhasana or Swastikasana) with erect spine.
  • Concentrate on normal breathing, close eyes and relax whole body.
  • Now Gently place thumbs over earlids, index fingers on forehead, and middle fingers on the eyelids.
  • Concentrate on the area between eyebrows.
  • Applying very gentle pressure to the sides of nose and Take a slow deep breath filling the lungs fully.
  • Keeping mouth closed, breathe out slowly through nose with making a humming sound of “Om” ·
  • Repeat this process for 5 times, gradually increase as per capacity.
  • Bhramari Pranayama is the best way to achieve concentration of mind and to release stress.
  • It helps to increase blood and oxygen supply to lungs and heart, help to resolve heart and lung disorder.
  • It helps to regulate cholesterol level and lowers the risk of heart attacks.
  • It is helpful in chronic cold, cough, throat infection, asthma and other respiratory problem.
  • It is helpful in, hypertension, headache, migraine, insomnia, Alzheimer’s disease, neurological problems.
  • It helps to improves blood circulation, respiration, and nervous system.
  • Regular Practice of Bhramari Pranayama during pregnancy helps to regulate functioning of the Endocrine system and provide easy child birth.
  • Bhramari pranayama is Most Effective Pranayama for awakening the Kundalini.
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