- Sit in any meditative position with your spine and head well erect.
- Keep the whole body relaxed and loose.
- Place the index and long fingers of the right hand (left hand in the case of left-handers) on the forehead.
- The little finger will remain a little curled.
- Keep your elbow in front, with the upper arm parallel to the floor. This is called Nasagra Mudra.
- Now, close your right nostril with your thumb. Exhale (Krishna) completely through your left nostril.
- Then, breathe in through the left nostril (Radhey) with the right nostril remaining closed.
- Next, close the left nostril with the ring finger and breathe out (Krishna) through the right nostril.
- Then, breath in (Radhey) through the right nostril.
- Again, close your right nostril and breathe out (Krishna) through the left nostril.
- Make sure you breathe in and out equally and rhythmically.
- In this pranayam, always make use of the chest while breathing.
- This completes one cycle; perform 10-20 cycles.
- It helps purify the 720 million nāḍīs of the body.
- Almost all kinds of diseases associated with vāt problems such as rheumatism, urinary and reproductive diseases are alleviated or even cured.
- The usual diseases like cold, cataract, sinus, mild fevers, eye and ear problems, cough, etc. get healed naturally.
- It is helpful in regulating cholesterols, beneficial in heart problems and delivers mental peace.
- It is quite beneficial in alleviating various ailments such as high blood pressure, arthritis, ligaments, Parkinson’s disease, paralysis, migraine, depression, asthma, and allergy.