Bhastrika is an important pranayama. A large amount of prana vayu is supplied to the body by this pranayama and at the same time impure air (carbon dioxide) is driven off the body and blood is purified.
Bhramari pranayama is effective in instantly calming down the mind. It is one of the best breathing exercises to free the mind of agitation, frustration or anxiety and get rid of anger to a great extent.
In Kapalabhati, Rechaka is done with full force. The attention of the practitioner should be fixed on Rechaka during the process. When the breath is exhaled with full force, the stomach should be squeezed inwards, so that the abdominal gas is thrown out with a jerk. In the Pooraka state, the belly regains its original position.
The purpose of pranayama is to purify the nerves system . It is as easy to do it useful. Increase its duration gradually after attaining the concentration of mind.
Its effects are similar to those of the Sheetali Pranayama. It relieves heat and has a cooling effect on the body and the mind.
This Pranayama has a cooling effect on the body and mind. It is very effective in relieving the heat of summer days. It is also good in ailments like high blood pressure and the diseases of the skin. It helps to purify blood. It relieves the feeling of thirst and is specially useful for hot-tempered people who fly into a rage at the slightest provocation.
This is Pranayama as well as a technique of arousing the Kundalini Shakti. Surya Bhedan aims at piercing and arousing the pingala Nadi, this arouses that part of the brain which is the source of Purusha Shakti.
The chief organs of respiration in the human body are the lungs. Before the air reaches the lungs, it passes through many organs. From the nose, the air enters the pharynx.