Yog Niketan Dham

Kapalbhati Pranayama

Kapalbhati Pranayama is cleansing pranayama, producing Jathragini (digestive fire) and throwing the phlegm out from the lungs.  Kapal Bhati is a Sanskrit word made of two words Kapal and Bhati. Kapala means forehead, and Bhati for luminosity, glow or shine.   Kapalbhati Pranayam was a medium for illumination and Chakra activation in ancient times. In modern …

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Surya Bhedi Pranayama

Surya Bhedi pranayama or Right Nostril piercing pranayama constructs two words Surya (Sun)+ Bhedna (piercing). 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 Pingla(Sun …

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Ujjayi Pranayama

Ujjayi Pranayama, Ujjayi word comes from the language of  Sanskrit. 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 has a deep work on the physical, pranic, and mental bodies. Hatha …

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