Thursday, October 27, 2011

Jai Radhey Pranayam (Full Yogic Breathing)

Jai Radhey Pranayam is the integration of Abdominal, Thoracic, and Clavicular Breathing.  It is also called Full Yogic Breathing.  Full Yogic Breathing is a foundation to the advanced pranayams techniques.  It is commenced with Abdominal breathing and continued with the Thoracic and Clavicular breathings.
  • Sit in any meditative position, keeping the spine and head erect.
  • Inhale (Radhey) slowly and deeply, using the bottom part of the lungs, let the abdomen swell; then use the middle part of the lungs to expand the chest and then finally using the  upper portion of the lungs, allow your shoulders and collarbones to move up.
  • Now exhale (Krishna) slowly, depressing the shoulders; then your chest and finally relax the abdomen.
  • Breathe in and out equally and rhythmically.
  • Continue the process for 10-20 rounds.
  •  It maximizes the intake of oxygen from the atmosphere and expel of carbon dioxide.
  • Not only does it work as a tonic for the body, it also purifies the blood. 
  • It is a great boon for those who have high blood pressure. 
  • It tranquilizes and stabilizes the mind, and thus easily helps control anger and other mental fluctuations.  
  • This pranayam can even be done when you feel tired, angry, or anxious so that you can easily overcome these anxieties. 
  • This Full Yogic Breathing defends us from the impacts of pollution.
  • This pranayam also revitalizes the body against the physical fatigue and mental depression.

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