Bronchial Mudra

Both hands: Place the little finger at the base of the thumb, the ring fipger on the upper thumb joint, and the middle finger on the pad of the thumb. Extend the index finger. For an acute attack of asthma, first use this mudra from 4 to 6 minutes and then practice the Asthma Mudra (Number 5) until breathing has become normal again. For a long-term treatment, hold both mudras for 5 minutes, five times a day.

People with respiratory problems often also suffer from inner loneliness,, isolation, sexual problems, and sadness. These feelings are often successfully played down with humor. This naturally causes a great deal of stress so that these individuals are pressed for time and out of breath.


 

It is emotionally important to admit your negative feelings and moods. Be aware that even these feelings are like waves, they arise and then pass on. Such feelings are often a general weakness that is caused by shallow breathing since improper respiration doesn't build up the inner reservoir of strength. When it is reduced, weakness occurs not only on the physical level but also in the emotional area. Fear, sadness, discontentment, exaggerated sensitivity, are the consequences.

In yoga, every breathing exercise and physical exercise builds up this inner strength and keeps up the energy level (practice for at least 30 minutes every day Sit upright and hold your hands about 4 inches away from your body. When your arms get tired, place the hands on your thighs. Direct your consciousness to the pelvic.

Inhalation: Now direct your consciousness into your abdomen,
stomach, chest, throat, forehead, and top of the head. Now hold your breath for about 5 seconds.

Exhalation: Direct your consciousness from top to bottom and count backward from 7 to 1. Wait patiently until the impulse to inhale comes, and then direct theconsciousness back to the top again while inhaling.The pauses after inhaling and exhalingare very important here.

 


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