Suryabhedana Pranayam – Sun Piercing

By | August 7, 2016

How to Do Surya Bhedana Pranayam

  • Sit in “Padmasan” (Lotus Posture) or “Siddhasan” (Perfect Posture).
  • Close the left nostril with two back fingers (ring & little).
  • Inhale from the right nostril. Do “Jalandharbandh” (Chin Lock).
  • Do “Kumbhak”.
  • Then exhale through left nostril. This is called a one round of “Suryabhedan” (Sun Piercing).
  • Similarly do the other rounds.

Benefits of Surya Bhedana Pranayam

  • Diseases arising due to gas are removed.
  • Worms are destroyed.
  • Cough- arising diseases are also removed.
  • It gives a great relief in the problems regarding coldness.
  • It brings warmness in the cold countries and cold season to the body.
  • If there is excessive cold and “Suryabhedan” (Sun Piercing) is done the warmness comes.
  • People having weak body should not perform this “Pranayam”.
  • It removes asthma, cold, cough.
  • Anemic people must do this pranayam.

Cautions while performing Surya Bhedana Pranayam

  • People having “Pittta” typed aurvedic nature, should not do this “Pranayam”.
  • During summer and in hot regions, this “Pranayam” should not be done by any one.

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