Yoga remains the main inspiration for me and for all to gain good health. Ravindra K Kapoor
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Anulom Vilom or The Science of Alternate Breathing
HOW TO DO IT
Take your right thumb on your right nostril and while pressing and closing it inhale a deep slow breath from your left nostril. Hold the breath for a second in the beginning and then open your right nostril so that you may exhale the air you have filled in your lungs.
Now inhale deep and slow breath from the same nostril, where you have just exhaled (right nostril) and again hold it for a second and then exhale it from your left nostril.
At the time of exhaling air from your right nostril press and stop your left nostril from the middle and ring fingers (Imp). Repeat this action from 1 minute in the beginning to 10 -15 minutes by doing it again and again as you had started earlier. Do this breathing practice from 1-3 minutes to 15 minutes to get the maximum benefits.
Step-5 How to do Anulom Vilom
Sit in Sukhasana or in Padmasana on a comfortable flat ground or on a Carpet or Durry. Start Anulom Vilom in the morning hours, when your stomach is empty and clear . Close your eyes and sit as relaxed as possible for next 2-3 minutes, so that your muscles may get relaxed.
Anulom Vilom or (Alternate Breathing)
Among all the breathing
Exercises of Yoga
Anulom Vilom shines
Like a glittering jewel
Where one sees
The Astonishing results of Yoga
Taking shapes like the
Painting of an artist.
Which only get appreciated
It began to show some
Lines, figures and shapes
And when the picture get filled with
You would only fall in love
With the richness of
Colors and shades
The most precious gift of
For all the human beings.
It almost rejuvenates and transforms
Like the finished and colorful marvelous painting
Of an artist
From a dull and colorless shape.
The wonderful effects of
Will slowly purify your lungs
Body and mind
And many of human bodies
Curse like ailments
Like circulatory problems or Heart diseases
Blood pressure problems and Blockages
Depression and migraine pain
Asthma, sinus and allergy.
It is highly beneficial
For those who suffers from
stress and anxiety.
Once you gain the time limit
Or number of Anulom Vilom
You will find yourself
With a new personality
Filled with energy and peace of mind
And above all
Love and kindness for all
Which began to flow from your heart
And helps you
To accomplish your
Tasks and talks
With the grace of good health
Endowed with the blessings of God.
Regaining of good health
Your daily partner
Restore your love and confidence
And your faith in Your God
And it would make you
More wanting and artful
For you and your family and your life.
Kanpur India 28th July 2013
Important tips and precautions:
-Anulom Vilom pranayama can be performed by any one of any age group.
-Please perform this at calm and clean place either in a garden or at a place away from dust and pollution, and where there is a lot of oxygen.
-The best time to practice this breathing exercise is considered to be early in the morning before having your breakfast.
- However, performing Anulom Vilom should be avoided by pregnant women and during periods.
-Persons having serious heart problems should not practice it without the guidance of a proper Guru or instructor.
- Its benefits would be more visible, if you can practice it daily.
Although Anulom Vilom is the gift of ancient sages but it was brought to lime for the general good of the world by Swami Ram Deo of Patanjali Yog Peeth.
Ravindra K Kapoor