Bhastrika Kriya - Types Of Bhastrika Pranayama

Types Of Bhastrika Pranayama 

Bhastrika Pranayama 

Bhastrika Pranayama is one of the several pranayamas . Bhastrika Pranayama is a breathing technique as like as anulom vilom and kapalbhati , but the way of doing Bhastrika pranayama is different from the way of doing kapalbhati pranayama and anulom vilom . Bhastrika Pranayama is considered as one of the most important and benificial yogic exercise for our health .



Now we will discuss the meaning of Bhastrika Pranayama . The name bhastrika is derived from the word " Bellows "  because our abdomen pumps the breathe as like as the bellows used by the blacksmith . Bhastrika Pranayama is also mentioned in the yogic text that is hatha yoga also in many other famous yogic texts . Bhastrika Pranayama describes the active filling and emptying of the abdomen and lungs during the practise . 

Now we will discuss the various types of Bhastrika Pranayama :-

 There are three types of Bhastrika Pranayama which are divided on the basis of speed . 

First type of bhastrika pranayama is Regular speed Bhastrika Pranayama .

Second type of bhastrika pranayama is medium speed bhastrika pranayama .

Third type of bhastrika pranayama is high speed bhastrika pranayama . 

According to the physical condition or body allowance one can try these types of bhastrika pranayama .

Now we will discuss briefly about all of these types of bhastrika pranayama :-

Normal Speed :-

In Normal speed Bhastrika Pranayama a person do not use power .
The speed of breathing and exhaling is normal only five to ten seconds to inhale and exhale . In order to breathe regularly we breathe at a normal pace and will take out breathing . This speed is suitable for everyone . Every person can do bhastrika pranayama in this speed easily .

Medium Speed :-

In medium speed bhastrika pranayama the speed of breathing and exhaling is little faster than the normal speed . You can only do in this speed if you are comfortable . Otherwise you can do bhastrika pranayama in normal speed .

High Speed :- 

In high speed bhastrika pranayama the speed between inhaling and exhaling is very fast , one has to breathe rapidly and exhale rapidly . Bhastrika Pranayama in high speed is suitable only for healthy and fit persons only . 

In this article we only discuss about the types of bhastrika pranayama if you want to know about the steps to do bhastrika pranayama then click on the link :- Steps To Do Bhastrika Pranayama  

Duration Of Bhastrika Pranayama :- 

Bhastrika Pranayama helps to increase the oxygen level in the human body . But it is important to remember that everything gives benifit in certain limits . So for doing bhastrika pranayama there is a time management is necessary . If you are a beginner means you just start the bhastrika pranayama then do bhastrika pranayama only for two to three minutes . After practising bhastrika pranayama regularly you can increase your limit to 8 - 10 minutes . For a normal or healthy person bhastrika pranayama is enough for 5 - 10 minutes . Maximum time for doing bhastrika pranayama is 30 minutes . 

In previous article we discuss about the Kapalbhati Pranayama - Steps To Do Kapalbhati Pranayama - Benifits Of kapalbhati Pranayama - Precautions Of Kapalbhati Pranayama so if you want to learn about pranayama and want to achieve the benifits of this pranayama then click on the link :- Steps - Benifits - Precautions - Of Kapalbhati Pranayama .

In other article we discuss about the Anulom Vilom Pranayama - Steps To Do Anulom Vilom Pranayama - Benifits Of Anulom Vilom Pranayama  - Precautions Of Anulom Vilom Pranayama so if you want to learn about pranayama and want to achieve the benifits of this pranayama then click on the link :- Steps - Benifits - Precautions - Of Anulom Vilom Pranayama 






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