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Should I do Bahya pranayama (Bahya Kumbhaka) for Hiatal Hernia?

Yoga requires disciplined and step by step approach. The common man doesn’t wish to spend time in taming and training the mind and body. In general people are in hurry and want instant results – perfection of health and bit of relaxation of mind. Such an attitude is neither congenial to individual’s growth with the system of Yoga nor the hurried practices remain safe for the practitioner. Most of the problems of modern Yoga practitioners are the result of their hurry. Continue reading

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Can i do Mild Bhastrika for indigestion?

My recommendation has been that self-learners better restrict themselves to Asana only. Even learning asanas by self is not highly recommendable. There is nothing called mild-bhastrika first of all. The sole tone of this pranayama is not ‘gentle’ it ought to be vigorous, deep and even jerky to be accurate. So if you plan to do mild-bhastrika.. it would not be bhastrika at all instead a session of gently fast paced deep breathing. Continue reading

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