Ujjayi Pranayama Yoga Pose

About Ujjayi Pranayama

Pranayama yoga ancient time breathing exercises practiced for purifying prana flow for longevity. Well, Ujjayi Pranayama daily practice slow the breathe, clean the nadis with healing benefits such as improve immune systems of the body.

Ujjayi is a Sanskrit word that is comprised of two words “Uj” which is a prefix that means moving upward and “Jaya” which means conquest or victory.

Hence, the word Ujjayi means the “one who is victorious”, and the Ujjayi Breath means the “victorious breath”.

The other reason why Ujjayi is termed so is that it is essentially a method via which the lungs are expanded fully in all directions, and the chest expands as well as move upwards which is similar to that of a victorious warrior.

  • The ability to concentrate increases.
  • This makes the body healthy and efficient
  • Along with making the voice melodious, this pranayama also keeps away from thyroid-like disease.
  • Works to reduce the chances of getting diseases like cough, indigestion, liver problems, dysentery, and fever.
  • Increases internal energy and flows positive energy.
  • The regular use of this pranayama works to open the closed arteries and control cholesterol and also reduces the chances of heart diseases and problems like a heart attack.
  • The method of this pranayama is very simple, close your eyes and sit in any meditation posture like Padmasana
  • Keep your spine straight.
  • Take long, deep breaths slowly through your nose.
  • Then open your mouth and exhale slowly by making a “ha” sound.
  • Repeat several times.
  • Start with 5 to 8 minutes of practice, and gradually increase your time to 10 to 15 minutes.