Ujjayee Pranayama

For Ujjayee Pranayama Sit in Vajrasana if possible. Or else sit in any meditate-able posture.

Method:
Contract muscles of your throat as much as possible. Inhale through both nostrils making buzzing sound and try to hold the breath in your throat while making Jalandhara Bandha.
After a few seconds, close the right nostril with right thumb and exhale forcefully from left nostril to derive maximum benefit.
Initially, don’t hold the breath for longer time. After a few weeks of practice, you will be able to do it for 8 to 10 seconds.
You can repeat this for 5 to 6 times.

Benefits of Ujjayee Pranayama:

  • Cold, cough are prevented or cured.
  • Reason for obesity is improper functioning of thyroid and para-thyroid glands which will find solution.
  • One doesn’t need to consume tablets for a life time after taking advice from one’s doctor.
  • Insomnia, mental agony, BP problem, tonsillitis, voice complications and various other throat difficulties will find cure from this Ujjayee Pranayama.
  • Pain in the neck and upper parts of spinal cord will vanish.
  • It is rightly suited for singers. After doing Ujjayee Pranayama, do practice Shankha mudra. Melodious nightingale’s voice will be yours.

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