Sunday, January 18, 2009

The Yoagic Art of Breathing - Pranayama

Prana is the Sanskrit word for "life force" or "energy". Ayama means "controlling", lengtening". Therefore pranayama conveys the art of controlling and lengthening the breath. The Yogic tradition teaches that if you learn to control your breath, this enables you to exercise control over your mind. Its also will strengthern your respiratory systems, cleans lung and calm mind.