Yog Niketan Dham

Kapalbhati Pranayama

Kapalbhati Pranayama is cleansing pranayama, producing Jathragini (digestive fire), and throwing the phlegm out from the lungs. It is also practiced to develop core strengths. Kapal Bhati is a Sanskrit word made of two words Kapal and Bhati. Kapala means forehead, and Bhati means luminosity, glow, or shine.   Kapalbhati Pranayam was a medium for illumination …

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Surya Bhedi Pranayama

Surya Bhedi pranayama, or Right Nostril piercing pranayama, constructs two words: Surya (Sun)+ Bhedna (drilling). It is one of the essential Pranayamas mentioned in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swatamaram. Surya Bhedi pranayama, As per Yogic Scriptures, the left nostril is called Ida or Chandra Nadi (moon nostril), and the right nostril represents Surya or …

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Ujjayi Pranayama

Ujjayi Pranayama, the Ujjayi word, comes from the Sanskrit language. It means ‘victorious’ and has a root in the Sanskrit Ujji word, which means to attain a higher level.  Ujjayi Pranayama is also called triumph over decay and death. It is because it deeply works on the physical, pranic, and mental bodies. Hatha Yoga Pradipika …

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