Seven Pranayama, Breathing Exercises and Benefits

Seven Pranayama, Breathing Exercises and Benefits

In Sanskrit ‘Pran’ means ‘Breath’ and ‘Ayama’ means ‘control’ so it is called as Pranayama. Pranayama is the complete breathing exercise which is the part of yoga. Our breath plays an important role in pranayama. Pranayama cures our body internally if you practice regularly. These seven pranayama are excellent breathing exercises for our healthy life and releasing stress and depression.

It takes 35 to 45 minutes to complete the whole process of seven pranayama. According to experts, these seven pranayama are enough to become healthy and fit.

Pranayama cures and prevents cancer, blood pressure, stress, anxiety, stomach disorders, depression, diabetes, heart problems and so many health issues.

Morning is the best time to practice pranayama and after you take a bath. Wear loose clothes and sit straight. Let’s see most recommended seven pranayama as follows.

Seven Pranayama, Breathing Exercises, Relaxation Techniques

Bhastrika Pranayama and Benefits

Bhastrika Pranayama benefitsBhastrika pranayama consists of deep inhaling (Breath in) and forcefully exhaling (breath out). Read more…

Kapalbhati Pranayama and Benefits

Kapalbhati pranayama benefits, steps of kapalbhati pranayamaExhale (Breath out) with all your force so your stomach will go deep inside. Kapalbhati pranayama cure stomach disorders like indigestion and constipation as well as cure heart problems, lose belly fat and cures acidity   Read more…

Bahya Pranayama and Benefits

Bahya Pranayama Benefits, stepsIn Bahya pranayama exhale completely and touch your chin to the chest. Hold the breath for 15 seconds and pull your stomach inside and upward. This pranayama is excellent for curing hernia, prostate problems, acidity, and abdominal problems  Read more.

Anulom Vilom Pranayama and Benefits

benefits of Anulom Vilom PranayamaExcellent breathing exercise for improving blood circulation. Removes heart blockages. Releases stress, anxiety and depression naturally. Effective in high blood pressure. Cure asthma, sinus, allergy. Read more.

Bhramari Pranayama and Benefits

Bhramari Pranayama benefitsBhramari pranayama is the excellent breathing exercise which plays important role in releasing agitation, frustration, and anger. It is the best breathing exercise in calming your mind. Read more..

Udgeeth pranayama and Benefits

Udgeeth pranayama benefitsIn this pranayama the inhaling and exhaling duration should be long. Inhale deeply and while exhaling chant ‘Ommmmmmmmm’ for a long time as much you can. It cures hypertension and acidity. Improves memory power. Read more..

Pranav Pranayama and Benefits

Pranav Pranayama BenefitsThis is the last seventh pranayama. After practicing all six pranayama concentrate your mind on inhaling and exhaling. Good for meditation and increasing concentration. Releases stress and depression. Strengthens the mind. Read more..

Important Precautions  – These breathing exercises (seven pranayama ) should be done on an empty stomach and in the fresh air. Always consult a doctor before practicing any exercises. Practice should be done under expert guidance.

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25 Comments on “Seven Pranayama, Breathing Exercises and Benefits”

    1. IT IS TRUE THAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN WHILE KAPALBHATI PRANAYAM BY THE PEOPLE WHO SUFFERS FROM HEART DESEASE AND HYPERTENSION. NOW A DAYS YOG TEACHERS OF PATANJALI YOGPEETH ARE AVAILABLE IN INTERIOR AREA SO THAT ONE CAN GET MORE GUIDANCE FROM THEM. THANKS FOR THE INFORMATION ON PRANAYAM AND YOGA.

        1. #best of luck jldi kro pranayam iske gun kroroo ki ginti mai hai please harry up ……….for spiritual life ……don`t woory about me u will focus on my line that’s important for your life joyful and healthy ……thankssss

  1. Whenever I do kapalbhati,I find swelling on my feet. This is an indication of malfunctioning of kidney due to kapalbhati. Will somebody tell me as to why this is happening?

  2. yes seven types pranayam is very impotant in our life if we allow then it will not allow disease into our body

  3. Hi, I do anulom vilom sitting on a blanket, which is on an iron bench. Is that ok, since I had read that the surface on which one sits should also be taken care of. Thank you.

  4. “Pran” doesn’t mean just breath, it is the vital life force/energy that uses breath as vehicle to travel in and out of our body.

  5. I have been advised to do the pranayam one hour in the morning an same one hour in the evening for the pranayam to b effective.
    I am a cancer survivor and do ten different style.
    Morning I do regular n in the evening it is difficult.
    Is it true that it is necessary to do both the hours to b effective or morning is more than fine
    Looking for advise

  6. hye…ek aadmi jo heart blockage se gujar raha h…dr. Ne advise diya h ki anjioplasty krbana parega, 2 blockage h so how i removes blockage by yoga n healthy food?

  7. Hey I have recently diagnosed wid an Artie blockage by 70% …do I need to take some precautions while doing pranayamas.
    Plz guide

  8. It is a very good information on pranayam. It is also very useful for me now i always feel fit and healthy. Thank you for this wonderful information.

  9. one of my friend is a blood cancer survivor..he underwent through all treatment..like chemotherapy..kindly tell me plz.which pranayam he should do

  10. sir, my father both kidney is failure,and heart black. now is weekly two time dialsie. so now what to ….pls help me

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