Agni Prasanna pranayama – wonderful part of Pranayama
Master Yogis said that a person has been granted a predetermined number of breaths from birth till his death, and breath of fire is ONE (from the moment you start until you end). This means that you can prolong your life span by doing Breath of Fire!
Releases all of the built up anxiety and nervousness.
Agni Prasanna forces the diaphragm in and out and this has a direct impact on the Navel centre, releasing the emotions as well.
Readjusts and strengthens the nervous system.
Helps to regain control over stressful mental states.
Helps the heart and circulation by flushing the toxins out of the blood stream.
Massages the internal organs.
Releases toxins and deposits from the lungs, mucous lining, and blood vessels.
Expands the lungs capacity
How to perform:
Breathe in and out through the nose (or mouth). Pull the abdomen in towards the diaphragm during the exhalation and out during inhalation. This is very fast, as fast as 2 or 3 times per second, and also very loud. The people next to you should be able to hear you. When perfected, the rate should be 120 to 180 times per minute.
From 5 to 15 minutes every day, it is the best way to keep the blood purified. (start with 3 minutes and work up)31 minutes of Breath of Fire every day will regulate the pituitary. Pituitary will regulate the entire glandular system. Glandular system will change the nervous system. BOF is a breath which burns away all disease and karma. It is a conscious voluntary breath.
Quickly oxygenates your blood, thus helping the body detoxify itself and remove waste more effectively. Builds lung capacity and helps purify the respiratory system.
Generates heat and increases your level of energy by activating the energy flows in your body.
Synchronizes your entire system under one rhythm, thus promoting greater internal harmony and health. Balances and strengthens the Nervous System.
Magnifies the benefits of exercises done in conjunction with this breath.
When done forcefully, the pulsating of the diaphragm massages the internal organs, thus improving the digestive system.
Seek medical approval before practicing breath of fire if you suffer from any of the issues below
breathing problems such as asthma
digestive problems such as ulcers or colitis