5 Basti Karmas

Basti Karma or Basti Kriya  is one of the 6 procedures of Shat Karmas as advocated by Hatha Yoga. Basti Kriya is used to not only cleanse the colon or large intestine it cleans our ear, eyes and urinary system as well. बस्तिस्तु द्विविधो प्रोक्तः जलवायुप्रभेदतः । चक्रिं कृत्वा यथाशक्त्या बस्तिञ्चैव तु कारयेत् ।।43 ।। The Basti Karma explained in Hatha Yoga is of two types. …

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Viloma Pranayama

Reverse Breath Viloma, meaning opposite. The viloma pranayama indicates interruption of the natural flow of breath. In the 1st technique of the viloma pranayama the breathing is interrupted throughout inhalation. Whereas, during the normal inhalation and exhalation, our breathing flows smoothly and evenly. All the techniques of viloma pranayama develop control over the breath flow …

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