Breath of Fire

Benefits of Breath of Fire:

  • Releases toxins and deposits from the lungs, mucous linings, blood vessels, and other cells.
  • Expands the lung capacity and increases vital strength. Strengthens the nervous system to resist stress.
  • Repairs the balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems.
  • Strengthens the navel chakra. Increases physical endurance and prepares you to act effectively.
  • Adjusts the subtle psycho-electromagnetic field of the aura so that the blood becomes energized.
  • Reduces addictive impulses for drugs, smoking, and bad foods.
  • Increases oxygen delivery to the brain, facilitating a focused, intelligent, and neutral state of mind.
  • Boosts the immune system and may help prevent many diseases.
  • Promotes synchronization of the biorhythms of the body’s systems.

Beginning a Practice of Breath of Fire

  • Sit straight and place the hands in Prayer Pose.
  • Close the eyelids 9/10ths.
  • Roll the eyes up and concentrate at the Brow Point.
  • Begin Breath of Fire for I-3 minutes.
  • Then inhale and hold for 10 seconds.
  • Relax. Stay still and place the hands on the knees in Gyan Mudra, palms up.
  • Watch the natural flow of the breath and the constant stream of internal and external sensations.
  • Continue for 3 minutes. Inhale deeply, exhale.
  • Repeat this combination 3-5 times