BREATH IS THE KING OF THE MIND
B K S Iyengar
There are so many claims about the many, many benefits of exercises and yoga as well. Pranayama, Breath Control or powerful Breathing Technique is seen as being a very effective cure for many illnesses.
The Benefits of Pranayama
Do you know, it has been clinicallyproven that Pranayama ensures a healthy body and a calm mind!? Regular practice of various types of pranayama improves breathing pattern, purifies blood, boosts resistance power and gives physical strength. High blood pressure and a host of other ailments can also be cured through pranayama.
How to Practice Pranayama
One should start out with the pranayama practice gradually, so as not to overexert oneself. With a steady and persistent practice over a couple of weeks, one will start to see incredible changes in one’s health and mental outlook. Faith is only required initially, so as to inspire you to practice regularly. After that, you will feel the benefits of Pranayama and in fact, look forward to practicing it regularly!
Start out with a 5 minute practice and gradually builds up to 15 minutes or more. Your whole being will change for the better.
Follow finger- positions as taught by your Guru.
Pranayama Cures You!
People have reported relief and cure from:
High blood pressure
Extreme shortness of breath
You just need to be persistent and correct guidance. It helps to use a proper yoga mat, comfortable yoga clothes in a peaceful location, with aromatic oils to relax you too. Some peaceful music could help. Over the centuries, and around the world today, Pranayama is an extremely powerful method to bring about healing of the human being in every aspect. Enjoy Breathing!