Anulom Vilom - Anulom Vilom Pranayam - Steps - Benifits Of Anulom Vilom

Anulom Vilom 

Anulom Vilom Pranayama is also known as Anuloma Pranayama . It is also a type of Breathing technique like Kapalbhati Pranayama . It is comes from the practice of hatha yoga . Anulom Vilom has a unique meaning which is Anu with combination of loma means hair implying "with the grain " or " natural " . 

Anuloma Viloma is similar to the practice of Nadi Shodhana which further means alternate nostril breathing and it is done with some circles anuloma viloma . The description of Anuloma Vilom Pranayama is also given in Gerandha Samhita , Siva Samhita , Purana , Hatha Yoga . In Anulom Vilom There are three steps which are necessary to remember if a person wants to do this pranayama correctly or wants to take benifits from this Pranayama .

There are two types of Anulom Vilom :-

Anulom Vilom Type 1:- 
In first type of Anulom Vilom there is need to do alternate nostril breathing . Person who want to do anulom vilom type 1 need to just take breathe from left nostril and then releases from the right nostril  . After that take breathe from the right nostril and then releases from the left nostril . And this process of taking breathe from one nostril and releases from another is going on . This is all about Anulom Vilom Type 1 .

Anulom Vilom Type 2 :- 

In this type of  anulomVilom  There is similar process like anulom vilom type 1. But the only difference is the ratio of time taken of inspiration , cessation , and expiration of breathe should be 1:4:2 . This type of Anulom Vilom is much effective than the Anulom Vilom Type 1 . And it cleans the nadis in less time as well as provide benifits in less time .

Also Read :- Kapalbhati Pranayama

There is Science behind the Anulom Vilom Full Process :-

In the science of yoga , the left nose is known as Ida Neti , the right nose is known as Pingala Nadi . And the middle part is known as Sushumna Nadi .

From the left side of the spinal cord the Ida neti starts , the Pingala Nadi starts from the right side of the spinal cord and the Sushumna Nadi starts from the middle of the Spinal Cord .

All the three Nadi's starts from the Muladhara Chakra and meet up the Agya Chakra can be purified by practicing Anuloma Viloma Pranayama .

Procedure / Steps To do Anulom Vilom Pranayama :-

First of all , you need to sit in a comfortable cross legged position in a healthy environment .

Close the right nostril with your right thumb .

Now inhale deeply through the left nostril .

Now close the left nostril with the ring finger of your right hand as you release the right nostril .

Exhale slowly through your right nostril .

Keeping the left nostril closed , inhale deeply through your right nostril .

Seal the right nostril again with your thumb , then release the left nostril .

Exhale out of the left nostril . You should now be in the original position , with the thumb sealing the right nostril .

Finally repeat the process ten to eleven times gradually increasing the number of repetitions .

Once you gain full breathe control during Nadi Shodhana , begin to hold your breathe for a moment at the top and bottom of each inhale/exhale cycle . Never strain ; let this next stage develop gradually .

Benifits Of Anulom Vilom :-

Anulom Vilom Opens The Blocked Arteries :- 

Anulom Vilom is a alternate Breathing technique that is a gift of nature to open the Blocked artries . It is an amazing exercise for heart health and to coronary diseases . It is beleived that to practising this asan / Pranayama / Yoga for 100 -120 days helps a lot to remove 40 - 45 % of blockage from the artries and provides a good amount of oxygen to body organs , enhances the flow of blood .

Also Read :- Anulom Vilom For Paralyses

Anulom Vilom For Mental Health :-

Anulom Vilom Pranayama is One of the best yoga / pranayama for mental health . It helps to grow a persons mental health . With Regular Practice of Anulom Vilom Pranayama improves the oxygen supply to the brain . When a proper amount of oxygen reaches the brain then it regenerates the brain cells , make these cells more active , improve memorising power , concentration to learn something , focus etc . Anulom Vilom Cures the mental health and cure problems like depression , tension , other stress related problems .

Also Read :- Benifits Of Anulom Vilom For Brain

Anulom Vilom For Physical Health :-

 Anulom Vilom is one of the best Pranayama / yoga /asan for physical health . It helps to grow a persons physical health . With regular practice of Anulom Vilom Pranayama improves the oxygen supply to the brain , nerves , all the body organs , tissues and other parts of body . Therefore blood circulation becomes good and all the parts of human's body get sufficient amount of nutrients through blood and oxygen . And body of a person grows physically well and good .

Also Read :- Benifits Of Anulom Vilom For Eyes .

Anulom Vilom For Respiratory Health :- 

Anulom Vilom Enhances respiratory sytem's health .  It is best pranayama to enhance respiratory health . In Anulom Vilom our lungs expands and you can handle more amount of oxygen , then functions of lungs enhance , regulates breathing , makes it steady . Anulom Vilom Prevents respiratory system realted diseases like Asthma , allergies , bronchitts etc .

Anulom Vilom Cleanses The Energy Barriers :-

Anulom Vilom cleanses the energy channels of our body . Anulom Vilom supplies sufficient amount of energy to our entire body and further helps to maintain the overall health of human body .

Anulom Vilom helps to improve Blood Circulation :-

Anulom Vilom  improves the blood circulation of human body . As in Anulom Vilom a person breathes out deeply so the lungs filled up with the oxygen so brain , heart , and other parts of body got proper / sufficient amount of oxygen then it enhances the Blood circulation in human body .

Anulom Vilom For Reduce Weight :

In today's world maintaining weight is a huge problem . By in this situation Anulom Vilom is a god gift to reduce weight . By doing anulom vilom sufficient amount of oxygen reaches the small intestine and it will flushes out the toxins from the human body . So person can lose weight caused by accumulation of toxins and low metabollic rate . It also improves metabolism balance hormones .

Anulom Vilom enhances the beauty :- 

With the regular practice of Anulom Vilom human being can get rid of the skin related problems which includes pimples , dark circles , dullness etc . This Glowing skin can be achieved because Anulom Vilom Purifies blood , clears the skin , balance the amount of oxygen , makes it healthier and brighter and smooth .

Also Read :- Anulom Vilom For Face Beauty .

Anulom Vilom Prevents Diabetes :

Diabetes occuring due to the lack of production of insulin hormone ( insulin hormone is that hormone which helps to digest sugar in human body ) . So Anulom Vilom balances the sugar level in human body and helps to prevent diabetes . After a person does daily Anulom Vilom Pranayama then with the help of this pranayama a person also balance the production of insulin hormone and hence in human body strength comes to fight with diabetes .

Benifits Of Anulom Vilom For Kids :-

Anulom Vilom can help to correct breathing in kids and make it more correct . 

Anulom Vilom helps to make better , strong , healthy body of kids and makes the good mind coordination . 

In kids hormonal changes occur at every age so anulom vilom helps to maintain hormonal growth in children .

kids already have strong digestion power but anulom vilom helps to make digestion power of children more powerful and long lasting .

Anulom Vilom improves the memory and concentration of children so children focuses better in studies .

Anulom Vilom helps to make respiratory system good and also helps to feel fresh and good .

Anulom vilom relaxes all the nerves of the brain so children feels stress free and utilize their time in learning new skills .

Anulom Vilom helps children to feel happy whole day then children spends quality time with their family members and friends 

Kids already done a lot of physical activities whole day . And yogic activities can increase their physical and mental life 100 times 

I recommend that you can also aware your child about yogic activities a healthy wealthy , happy life . 

Benifits Of Anulom Vilom For Younger Persons :-

There are lot of yogic exercises which helps a human being to become healthy , wealthy , fit . But in this article we can only talk about the benifits of anulom vilom for Youngsters :-

Everybody knows that the respiratory system of Youngsters are good but do not become overconfident and do some yogic activities to become your respiratory system more good . Anulom Vilom is excellent for respiratory issues like asthma and respiratory allergies 
There is lot of burden on the shoulders of young blood then young blood feels stress . Anulom Vilom is a natural medicine for this . 

Anulom Vilom helps to release the stress of nervous system and helps to balancing the nervous system . Then Stress goes away of youngsters and they will do extra in their daily life .

Anulom Vilom removes toxins from the body .

Anulom Vilom Can builds up stamina of the lungs .

Anulom Vilom helps to make blood circulation good and fills the deficiency of oxygen in the body .

Anulom Vilom Makes blood circulation good it is also benificial for heart , nervous system etc .

Anulom Vilom relaxes our mind and helps to release good hormones for the body .

Anulom Vilom increases concentration of the mind , helps to make focus on one thing . So youngsters can increase the output from their output .   

Benifits Of Anulom Vilom For Old Persons :-

In old age there is very important to maintain your body . In old age the ability of a person goes on decreasing to fight with diseases and to become healthy . I will not say that old persons would not become healthy but i can say only that in the comparison of youngsters or children old age persons has less ability to fight with diseases . But if a old person wants to become healthy then he/she also become healthy . But it is important to for them to do some yogic exercises daily with regular routine and discipline . Then they will achieve a healthy , cheerful life .

There are many yogic exercises for old persons , children , youngster to become healthy . But in this article we can talk about the Benifits of anulom vilom benifits for old age persons .

Anulom Vilom is a breathing technique . In old age persons some arteries are blocked so there is difficulty to pass blood from these arteries and then by doing anulom vilom removes blockage from these arteries and enhance the flow of blood .

In old age persons difficulty comes to maintain mental health . This is due to less supply of oxygen to the brain . But by practicing anulom vilom it fills the amount of oxygen required by brain and makes the brain cells more active , helps to increase memory power , stabilizes the mood as well . Anulom Vilom helps to increase and make good mental health . 

In Old age persons there is difficulty in breathing so in anulom vilom our lungs expand and able to inhale the more amount of oxygen , regulates breathing . So it also prevents the chanches of respiratory problems like asthma , bronchitis etc and makes human respiratory strong and healthy .

Anulom Vilom helps to improve the blood circulation in old age persons . The more the blood circulation is good more the heart , brain , and other parts of body become healthy  . So anulom vilom helps in overall development of body . 

Anulom Vilom helps to prevent the wrinkles in aged persons and then helps to become glowing .

Those persons who have diabetes , anulom vilom helps to maintain diabetes and helps to make more hormones to digest sugar . Then Anulom Vilom can helps to improve digestive system . 

Precautions that should be must to remember while doing anulom vilom pranayama :- 

The first and important thing is if you feel uncomfortable while doing anulom vilom then reduce the duration of breathing .

Those people who have recently undergone abdomen surgery , brain surgery , should consult the specialist before doing this pranayama or avoid this pranayama .

Do not do this pranayama forcefully , do this pranayama with calm nature .

Remember that keep the breathing ratio of exhalation is greater than inhalation . It will provide more benifit .

During the initial stage or first day of anulom vilom start with the duration of 1 minute the gradually increase the duration .

If you can do anulom vilom in the evening then do it at least after 4 hours of taking meal .

If you are a patient of high blood pressure then contact to your physical trainer then tell about your problems and also avoid retention of breathe .

Heart Patients needs special care while doing anulom vilom .

Anulom Vilom Experiences :-

In my neighbour there is a lady when i talk to her then i came to conclusion that what benifits she got from the Anulom Vilom Pranayama and what was the experience of her . Then she tells me about her experience . 

You got a surprise when you heard the age of that lady and benifits which she got :-

Now I am going to tell the age of that lady . The age of that lady is 60 years old . And I am going to tell you about benifits that she got from anulom vilom .

She told me that when ever she does their household work then her breathing goes up and down but after doing anulom vilom regularly her breathing got stable and she can do more work than previous days .

Anulom Vilom fills the deficiency of oxygen in human body . And then she feels relax whole day .

Anulom Vilom maintains body temperature then her whole day was a best day . In summer season also she does not feel much hotness then in comparison with the other persons .

She told that she feels stability of mind and feels calm .

Anulom vilom helps to make nervous system good then it removes the blockage from the arteries .

Also Read :- Bhastrika Pranayama


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