Kapalbhati Pranayama: Glowing of Skull Pranayama

In a Sanskrit Kapal means skull and Bhati means to shine. The term ‘Kapalabhati’ means an exercise that makes the skull shine. In this pranayama inhalation is slow and exhalation is vigorous with a split second of retention after each out-breath. So skull begins to glow by practicing Practicing  Kapalbhati.

{module [198]}

Method for Kapalbhati Pranayama (Glowing of Skull):

Sit straight in any comfortable position like Padmasana, Siddhasana or Vajrasana. Rest both of your hands on the knees, and close the eyes.

Inhale slowly, relaxing the abdomen allowing the air to return gently to the lungs. 

Exhale with a quick, strong blast of air. Contract the abdominal muscles quickly causing the diaphragm to rise and force the air out of the lungs. 

Retain for a split second and repeat for four to eight blasts. 

This complete one cycle of Kapalabhati. Relax and take few slow and deep breaths in between the cycles.

 Nerves gets reverberate in this exercise. In this exercise our cells, neurons and nerves vibrate rapidly. In the beginning, exhale only once per second. Increasing your speed slowly then exhale twice per second. Initially practice a cycle of ten exhalations. Increase the number of exhalation slowly. Benefits of Kapalbhati Pranayama (Glowing of Skull) :

Kapalbhati clears your skull, respiratory tract and the sinus.

Destroying the cough that clogs the trachia Kapalbhati leads to the cure of asthma.

By practice of Kapalbhati, air cells in the lungs receive ample amount life giving oxygen, hence germs of diseases like tuberculosis cannot harm them.

Carbon dioxide The gaseous waste of respiration process is exhaled out in large amount thus purifying the blood.

This process also activates the heart and enhance the capacity of the respiratory system, circulation system and digestive system.




Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

  • image
    Reiki, natural system of healing that brings relaxation and inner peace, which in their turn lead to deep inner harmony, clarity & strength - The essential preconditions for supporting any issue or problem.
    The RocketTheme site provides free documentation for all our themes and plugins, to supplement understanding of their various features and capabilities. We offer Reiki master training healing. Learn it for free. By now we have conducted 10,000 + training Attunements in 190 countries worldwide and millions got benefited.
  • image
    Distance Reiki can help balance your energy to ease your physical, mental or emotional discomfort. You may request distance Reiki healing.
    We would love to help you if you would honor us with the privilege. Advanced and private training in Reiki & Healing will be offered at a personal level with email, Chat/Voice support at a very nominal cost. Contact us on info@theholisticcare.com