‘Ujjayi’ Energy Renewing Pranayama

Ujjayi Energy Renewing Pranayama:

The Ujjayi exercise is often practiced without the breath holding. The practice should take exhalation as much as he/she deserve and hold the breath for few seconds and start inhalation for 4 seconds. Doing this exercise for 3 or 4 times at the beginning. When practicing Ujjayi to include the holding of the breath, the rhythm is in the ration of 1:2:2, which means inhalation 4 seconds, retention 8 seconds and exhalation 8 seconds.



The practiser takes the body position as Padmasana, Siddhesana or cross-legged position. It may be performed by standing. Next, the practiser, once the breath contained in the lungs has been completely exhaling. Now keep the glottis is partially closed and after 4 seconds start inhaling the air through both Nostrils, which expanding the lungs. Then the abdominal muscles must be kept under control and contracted slightly throughout inhalation. Again start exhaling the breath completely then the abdominal muscles contracted tighter and tighter, the lungs remain completely empty and the thoracic cage sunk inwards.

At the begin, we practice three times only daily, later add each week to reach a total of 15. The practicing Ujjayi, it will helpful to improve physical state and can reserve the energy to distribute every internal Organ of the body.



The practice this exercise, we can avoid the complications of coughing and indigestion. When performing this exercise daily, it causes to the practise to increase the vitality, strengthens both the circulatory and the nervous system. Practise of Ujjayi has the preventive and curative influences in the body. It is also helpful to raise the low blood pressure to normal level. The thyroid risk should calm down. Control the High blood pressure and cure the coronary disorders.

             There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated. It is the more power is brought to bear on one point. The powers of the mind are like rays of light dissipated; when they are concentrated they illumine. 

                                                                                              -Swami Vivekananda