- Sit in any meditative posture.
- Adopt Naasika Mudra
- Close the right nostril with the right thumb and exhale completely through the left nostril. Then inhale deeply through the same left nostrils.
- Close the left nostril with your ring and little finger of the Nasika Mudra, release the right nostril. Now exhale slowly and completely through the right nostril.
- Inhale deeply thorugh the same (right) nostril. Then close the right nostril and exhale thorugh the left nostril. This is one round of Naadi Suddhi Pranayama.
- Repeat nine rounds.
- This practice helps to maintain balance between Naadis.
- If you feel headache, heaviness of the head, giddiness, uneasiness et. While doing this practice it means you are exerting much pressure on the lungs.
- The first symptoms of correct practice are the feeling of freshnes, energy and lightness of the body and mind.
T promotes balance between the two nostrils apart from cleaning the nasal tract. It increases the vitality. Metabolic rate decreases as in case of all other Pranayama practices. It increases the digestive fire and appetite.
It lowers the levels of stress and anxiety by harmonizing the Pranas. It is beneficial in respiratory disorders such as Bronchial Asthama, Nasal allergy, Bronchitis etc..
It induces tranquilit, clarity of thought and concentration. It clears Pranic blockages and balances Ida Pingala Naadis, causing Susumna Naadi to flow which leads to deep states of meditation and spiritual awakening. It helps to maintain Brahmacharya which is a pre-requisite for spiritual progress.