Jain View Of Life: 5.09 Sukshama Bhastrika Pranayama

Published: 30.01.2012
Updated: 02.07.2015

Sukshama Bhastrika Pranayama

Posture:

Sit as usual in a comfortable posture, keeping the head, neck, and spine in a straight line. Let the left hand remain on the left knee and place the right hand next to the nose.

Process:

Concentrate your mind on the center of energy or the center of knowledge. Breathe quick and fast through both nostrils while forcefully contracting and expanding abdominal muscles. Keep the shoulders and chest immobile. After completing twenty to twenty five breaths, inhale deeply, retain for a while, and exhale. Follow by another round of forceful breathing. Increase the frequency with practice.

Time:

Practice this exercise for three to five minutes.

Benefits:

This exercise produces brightness, activeness, and balance. It purifies the nervous system, destroys all disease, and increases heat and vital force.

Sources

Jain View Of Life

Publisher: Adarsh Sahitya Sangh Edition: 1st Edition 2000

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