The inhalation is done through the left nostril, which is the inverse of Surya Bhedi Pranayama. Chandrabhedi Pranayama is opposite Surya Bhedi Pranayam.
Chandrabhedit Pranayama Steps
Maintain a straight neck and trunk while sitting in Lotus Pose. Gently close your eyes. In Gyanmudra pose, place your hand on your left knee.
Placing the right hand’s two forefingers at the base of the thumb. With your right thumb, gently close the right nostril. Inhale deeply through the left nostril using your ring finger.
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In Antrik Kumbhak, close the left nostril and hold your breath. While doing Kumbhak, also perform all three Bandhs. When you can’t hold your breath any longer, exhale slowly through the right nostril.
This completes one round. Repeat five times more and then rest. Gradually increase the number of rounds.
Precautions for Chandrabhedi Pranayama
Perform Kumbhak to the best of your ability.
The duration of Kumbhak will be automatically increased with consistent practice.
Make your inhalation deep and rhythmical.
This Pranayama should only be done in the summer.
Kumbhak should not be performed by people who have heart disease or asthma.
Those with low blood pressure should avoid practicing Pranayama.
Benefits of Chandrabhedi Pranayama
- It gets rid of fatigue and excess heat in the body.
- Many diseases that are caused by an excess of bile in the body are cured.
- It helps to keep the mind calm, and nectar begins to circulate in the body.
- This Pranayam cures high blood pressure and other dreadful diseases like herpes.