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Bahya

 

Bahya Pranayama is miraculous breathing exercise for all stomach organs. Hernia, diabetes, uterus and prostate problems are affected. It helps to evolve ‘Kundalini Power’ upward as well.

How to do Bahya Pranayama?

‘Bahya’ means ‘outside’. As the name indicates, the breath is kept outside during practice.
Sit in a comfortable pose of Padmasana or Siddhasana. Breath inside deeply then exhale completely to evacuate lungs as much as possible.

Now, try to touch your chin to the chest (Jalandhar Bandha or Throat lock), lift upwards the muscles of diaphragm (Uddiyan Bandha or Abdominal lock) and also lift the muscles of groin area (Mulabandha or Root lock). These three Bandha all together called ‘Tribandha’ or ‘Mahabandha’.
Patients of Heart, Blood Pressure and Cervical Colitis should not over stretch.

Staying in this state for at least 10-15 seconds or as per your body stamina, release all Bandha one by one and breath in slowly.Repeat this process 1-3 times per day initially.

Bahya Pranayama should be practiced after Kapalbhati. In this way keeping the breath out, the vital energy  generated by Kapalbhati in ‘Mooladhar Chakra’ evolves into higher forms. Practicing with tribandha is extremely beneficial for Kundalini Power awakening as well.

How to do Agnisar Kriya?

Breath is completely exhaled and kept out. Then the stomach is pulled in and left loosen frequently several times. This is one round. Now, repeat these rounds several times as per body stamina.
Agnisar Kriya is amazing tool for take care of Pancreas and Diabetes.

Duration

‘Bahya Pranayama’ should be practiced initially 3-5 times per day and increased up to 21 times maximum.
‘Agnisar Kriya’ can be practiced 3-5 rounds per day.

Bahya Pranayama Video By Swami Ramdev ji

Effects of Bahya Pranayama in the body (Scientific Explanation)

When a pressure exerted on a body then the force on different parts acts normally. If the duration of time increased then body starts expanding. The body must be an elastic one in which the body regains its original position after withdrawing the force.

During ‘Bahya Pranayma’ the elastic nature of different organs related to the cavity are expanded and contracted by external pressure. So the elastic nature of the parts of the body will be activated.

Again the same pressure factor imparts force on the digestive system so that the unwanted air in stomach completely move downwards.

Bahya Pranayama Benefits and Cures

  • Hernia is completely cured with regular practice.
  • All urinary and prostate problems are cured.
  • It is wonder remedy for gas, constipation and uterus problems if practiced with ‘tribandha’.
  • It is good for ‘Diabetes’ as well.

Precautions

  • Heart, Blood Pressure and Cervical Colitis patients should avoid till they control the disease with practicing other Pranayamas. Also make sure to practice in the guidance of experienced yoga teacher.