Sheetali pranayam(cooling Breathe) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modific

Sheetali pranayam Sheetali pranayam(cooling Breathe) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


Sheetali Pranayam
(Cooling breathe)

The time is changing. People of this new generation have no patience. In our busy schedules, we don’t have much time to fix our things. People often feel irritated and agitated. What could be the reason behind that? The answer to the question is pitta. Pitta is the stomach fire. This fire attracts negative energy and negative thoughts. The negative thoughts thus make us feel more irritated and agitated.
So, to get rid of all this it is very important to cool down your stomach fire or pitta. To balance the fire, we can practice yoga. Yoga is one of the best ways to balance your pitta. One such pose to balance your pitta is Sheetali pranayama. Sheetali pranayama is one of the most effective exercises to balance your pitta. This pose can be practiced in the morning and evening after evacuation. Children can also practice this pose. It will stimulate their digestive system and strengthen it.
Sheetali pranayama is a Hindi word. The word Sheetali is divided into two parts: sheet + tali. Sheet means cold,Tali is for the bottom part of your mouth
Hence, this pose is called cooling pranayama. This is a very simple yet very effective pose. The most basic purpose of the Sheetali breathing technique is that it reduces the temperature of the body which does have a positive effect on the endocrine glands as well as the nervous system. According to hatha yoga, ancient people practiced such exercises to look younger. This pose is very beneficial for eye problems. It reduces eye strain and enhances eye health. this pranayam is also beneficial for your skin. It also increases the capacity in the absence of air, water, and food.

Step 1: Sit on the floor in a meditation position. Keep your spine straight and your hands on your knees. Adjust yourself according to your comfort level to avoid injury.
Step 2: Keep your body straight and relaxed. Do not force yourself too much. You can take the help of a wall or blanket to avoid injury.
Step 3: To practice the pose, bring out your tongue and fold it from the sides to the inside in such a way that it makes a tube.
Step 4: inhale from the tube that you have formed out of your tongue and exhale it from the nostrils.
Step 5: Hold on to the inhaled air as long as you can and exhale.
Step 6: Repeat the process at least 15 times.
Precautions: Props and Modification: