Hatha yoga pradipika defines surya bhedi pranayama or right nostril breathing as one of the most beneficial techniques of yoga. Prime focus of this pranayama technique is to activate the sun element in your body. The sun piercing technique involves right nostril or ‘pingala ‘ which depicts the vitality of the sun.
In this blog, Ekattva Yogshala will share the technique of surya bheda pranayama with its top benefits. Read on to discover the power of popular yoga posture!
Choose a ventilated room or roof top to practice sun piercing asana. To begin surya bheda pranayama, sit in either Padmasana, Vajrasana or Sukhasana. Your spine, neck waist and back must be straight! If you are not comfortable sitting on a mat, take the help of a chair but make sure your back is erect.
Surya bhedi pranayama is a relaxing technique for beginners and you need not exaggerate during the process. Once you begin this pranayama, your body should remain calm and you have to avoid making your breath audible. This is a silent viloma pranayama, hence, demands to be done without making a sound.
A cautionary advice!
People with hypertension should not do this pranayama. Surya bhedi pranayama should be avoided during summers.
This was a brief introduction of right nostril breathing for begineers. Let’s begin with performing surya bhedi pranayama! Below are 2 ways of surya bhedi pranayama with their steps:
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Above is one complete cycle of surya bhedi pranayama for newbies. Repeat sun piercing pranayama 5 to 10 times.
Repeat this part of surya bhedi pranayama for beginners 5 to 10 times.
Once you get perfect in surya bhedi pranayama, you can also increase the time ratio like 4, 16, 8 or 8, 32, 16, depending on your individual capacity. This yoga asana for beginners is an amazing pick for huge yoga benefits!
For those who don’t know what’s Bandhas, they are basically locking positions of your body. They play an important role in performing surya bheda pranayama. Below are the popular types of Bandhas:
Jalandhara bandha: While holding your breath, you need to bend your chin downward resting it on the throat pit.
Mula Bandha: During the process of retention, try to pull upward your anus while performing this form of surya bhedi pranayama.
Done with the steps of surya bhedi pranayama? Let’s discuss the major benefits of sun piercing pranayama for beginners as well as experienced practitioners.
This was all about surya bhedi pranayama, its types, steps and benefits. If you want to reap every benefit of sun piercing technique, start practicing it from today onwards.
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