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Ujjayi or (Psychic Breath)


The word Ujjayi means victorious in Sanskrit, it is difficult to see why this pranayama is called victorious's breath. May be practice of Ujjayi results in high energy state of mind. But this is also called psychic breath. So this pranayama can be very effectively used in therapy. Especially psychosomatic diseases and stress related ailments can be effectively treated with Ujjayi breath.

The purpose of the Ujjayi breathing is to increase the psychic sensitivity, it also helps bring down blood pressure & heart beats. Also it makes the mind calm and peaceful by removing the stress. It has a calming effect on entire nervous system, especially it stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system. If you are stressed then 10 minutes of Ujjayi breath can reenergise you. So this pranayama is very effective for relaxation of body and mind.


Practice - Note (Practice of Ujjayi breathing should be done with a Yoga Expert Only)



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Rishi Dharmachandra

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