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Nari Sodhan (Venous Purifying) Pranayama

Practice Procedure: Sit in any meditative posture. Keep the spine in erect position with relax body and mind. Now slowly inhale the external air deeply through left nostril with pressing the right nostril with ring finger and hold the breath after closing the right nostril with thumb.
2 cycles alternately starting from each nostril. (Total 44*4=176 secs)
After holding left nostril, 4 secs breathe-in by right nostril, 1 sec pause, 8 secs breathe-out by right nostril, 1 sec pause, then again 4 secs breathe-in by right nostril; holding both nostrils by 2 secs, 8 secs breathe-out by left nostril, 1 sec pause, then again 4 secs breathe-in by left nostril; holding both nostrils by 2 secs, then 8 secs breathe-out by right nostril, then 1 sec pause. This is one cycle starting from right nostril. (44 secs)
After holding right nostril, 4 secs breathe-in by left nostril, 1 sec pause , 8 secs breathe-out by left nostril, 1 sec pause, then again 4 secs breathe-in by left nostril; holding both nostrils by 2 secs, 8 secs breath-out by right nostril, 1 sec pause, then again 4 secs breathe-in by right nostril; holding both nostrils by 2 secs, then 8 secs breathe-out by left nostril, then 1 sec pause. This is one cycle starting from left nostril. (44 secs)
Pawan muktasana Deep Breathing No 1 (Gas Release Pose)

Practice Procedure:Lie flat on the ground and raise the right thigh close to the belly and chest with folded knee pressed by both hands. The knee should be ambraced by both hands with the palms holding the opposite elbows. If it is inconvenient to grip the elbows in this manner, one can clasp the palm together to hold the knee on the belly and chest. After this similar position should be done with the left leg.
2 sets (5 times right leg and 5 times left leg alternately in each set). After each set, 30 secs rest at lying on your back. In each set 4 secs breathe-in by bending one leg, 4 secs breathe hold by holding that knee and 8 secs breathe-out with stretching that leg. So by movement of one leg 16 secs has been spent. In this way another leg has to be performed.
Ardha kurmasana(Half Tortoise Pose)

Practice Procedure: Sit in a kneeling posture with your toes flat on the ground and your hips resting in between the space created by the heels. The knees should remain together as in the bajrasana or the thunder pose. Now stretch your hands upwards in the posture of wishing someone by joining both your palms together. Both the arms should remain in close contact with both the ears. Now bend forward and touch your forehead on the ground with the arms stretched forward and the abdomen and chest in close contact with the thigh. The hips should remain in close touch with the heels and should not be raised from the contact of the heels.
2 sets (30 secs per set). At the position of Ardha Kurmasana, 30 secs have to spent with normal breathing and 30 secs needed for rest at bajrasana. In this way another set have to do.
Upa-Bistha Pabanmuktasana

Practice Procedure:Sit in the squatting position with the buttocks just above the floor. Hold elbow of opposite hands and place your chin on the join of the both knees.
2 sets (30 secs per set). One should practice 30 secs with normal breathing at this position as described in the video. After 30 secs by doing this asana, 30 secs rest at back on lying position. In this way another set have to do.(120 secs).
Ardha Supta Bajrasana Deep Breathing

Practice Procedure:Be seated on the ground with legs folded double from the knee and together while the soles of the upturned feet should remain under the buttocks, heels jutting outward on either side. Folded knees should remain close together in the front. The torso should remain absolutely straight with spine kept erect. Raise your hands and interlock your fingers and place your both palms behind your head. Then slowly bend forward and your forehead should touch the ground.
2 sets (10 cycles in each set). 4 secs breathe-in by raised shoulder with backward movement, 1 sec pause with raised shoulder, 8 secs breathe-out with “ha” sound by coming forward and 1 sec pause by touching the ground with finger tips after coming forward. So for one cycle, we have to spent[4+1+8+1]14 secs. In this way we have to do 10 cycles for 1 set. After each set, 30 secs rest at Bajrasana with closed eyes.
KapalBhati by Mouth

Practice Procedure: Sit in the bajrasana posture. Those who are unable to sit in this posture may use a chair. Blow the air out of your lungs through the mouth and as you blow the air out, the stomach along with the lungs must be emptied of air. As you had exhaled orally now inhale through your mouth and fill your lungs and stomach with air.
2 sets(50 times at a stretch per set as described in our video). After each set 30 secs rest at bajrasana with closed eyes.(160 secs).
Utthita Padasan by stages

Practice Procedure:The first stage will be the down trend i.e. tends to down. In down trend – you have to stay your both legs – 15 secs at 90 degree, then 30 secs at 60 degree , then 30 secs at 45 degree and then 15 secs at 30 degree. And the total procedures will be done by normal breathing. So, we have to spent 90 secs for down trend. After down trend – 90 [15+30+30+15] secs rest at lying on your back. Again you will do up trend i.e. tends to up. In up trend you have to stay your both legs – 15 secs at 30 degree, then 30 secs at 45 degree , then 30 secs at 60 degree and then 15 secs at 90 degree. After up trend – 90 [15+30+30+15] secs rest at lying on your back. (360 secs)
Sarbangasana

Practice Procedure:Lie flat on the back on the ground. Now raise the straightened legs upward with levering action by both palms holding from either side of the body. Use this levering action of the arms from both sides so as to make the body from shoulder up to toes propped-up vertically in one straight line with the bent head rested on the ground while the chin should be touching the chest and eyes will keep gazing upward to the pointed toes.
2 sets(60 secs per set). At sarbangasana with full stretched body as depicted in the video, have to stay 60 secs with normal breathing. This is one set. After each set 1 min rest at lying on your back. (240 secs)
Sahaj Gokhilasana

Practice Procedure:2 sets(30 secs per set). At the time of sahaj gokhilasana, 30 secs will be spent with normal breathing. After each set, 30 secs rest at lying on your back. (120 secs)
Sahaj Pranayama No 1
Practice Procedure:2 sets (5 times each set). In each set – at first 4 secs breathe-in by raising both hands, 1 sec pause by touching the ground behind head, then 8 secs breathe-out with putting the hands down and 1 sec pause by touching the ground with both hands then 4 secs breathe-in by raising one leg, 1 sec breathe-hold at raising leg position and 8 secs breathe-out with putting the leg down and 1 sec pause before starting another leg. In this way – another leg have to do. So by 1 set we have to spent [4+1+8+1*3] 42 secs. In this way we have to do the total procedure at a stretch 5 times In this way another leg has to be performed. After each set, 1 min rest at lying on your back.(540 secs)
Kapalbhati By Nose
Practice Procedure:Sit in a comfortable meditation asana. The head and spine should be straight with the hands resting on the knees. Close the eyes and relax the whole body. Exhale through both nostrils with a forceful contraction of the abdominal muscles. The following inhalation should take place passively by allowing the abdominal muscles to relax. Inhalation should be a spontaneous recoil, involving no effort.
2 sets (50 times at a stretch per set as described in our video). After each set 30 secs rest at bajrasana with closed eyes.
Contra-indication: This posture should not be practiced by those suffering from heart disease, high blood pressure, vertigo, epilepsy, stroke, hernia or gastric ulcer. It is not recommended during pregnancy.
Makarasana
Practice Procedure:Lie flat on the stomach. Stretch your hands and legs. Fold your hands as in the video. Your forehead should touch the folded hand.And slowly raise your legs as much as possible.
2 sets(30 secs per set). At the time of makarasana, 30 secs will be spent by holding both elbow each other where forehead will touch the crossing of both hands with raising both legs at 30 degree to 45 degree with normal breathing. This is one set. After each set, 30 secs rest at lying on your chest.(120 secs)
Naukasana Rolling
Practice Procedure:2 sets (15 times per set) – You have to spent 2 secs (Assuming 1 sec for breathe-in and 1 sec for breathe-out) for each rolling on abdomen as depicted in the video. In this way, you have to do 15 times at a stretch. This is one set. After each set, 30 secs rest at Jasthi Asana on chest by touching the forehead on the ground where both palm and feet will touch together by stretching the whole body as depicted in the video. [120 secs]
Extended Hand deep Breathing No 2
Practice Procedure:10 cycles. Continuous 4 secs breathe-in by expanding both hands at both sides of the body, 1 sec pause after reaching of both hands at both sides of the body, continuous 8 secs breathe-out by return of the both hands at the starting position, 1 sec pause at the starting position. In this way 1 cycle has been completed. After 10 cycle 30 secs rest at bajrasana with closed eyes.(170 secs)
Suryaveda Prnayama
Practice Procedure:2 sets(8 cycles per set). Assuming 6 secs breathe-in by right nostril, 6 secs pause by holding both nostrils and 8 secs breathe-out by left nostril. Thus one cycle completed. In this way, you have to do 10 cycles in one set. After each set, 30 secs rest at sitting position by crossed legs(i.e. Sitting sukhasana) with closed eyes.(380 secs)
Visuddha Chakra
Practice Procedure:Follow the meditation procedure as per the direction in the video at the same time and for single time only.
            N.B.
1.  CONTINUE THIS COURSE ONCE A DAY, 5 DAYS A WEEK AND UPTO 6 MONTHS. AFTER 6 MONTHS,  THIS COURSE SHOULD BE CHANGED FOR ADVANCED COURSE FOR GETTING BETTER RESULT.
2.  IT IS ADVISED TO PRACTICE ON A REASONABLY EMPTY STOMACH OR AT LEAST 2-3 HOURS AFTER YOUR LAST MEAL.
3.  POSITIVE THINKING – TO GET THE BEST RESULT AT SHORTEST TIME, AT    EVERY REST PERIOD DO POSITIVE THINKING SUCH AS –

  • I WILL GET RELIEF FROM ALL MY DISEASES
  • I WILL GET RELIEF FROM ALL MY DISCOMFORT.
  • MY BODY AND MIND WILL BE IN PRIME STATE.
  • I WILL FEEL MENTAL AND PHYSICAL SATISFACTION WITHOUT ANY EXPECTATION.
  • I WILL FINISH THE TASK I BEGIN , WITH FULL DETERMINATION.
  • I WILL SURELY DIGEST THE FOOD I WILL EAT.
  • I WILL REMEMBER THE LESSONS I LEARN AND I WILL HAVE FULL CONFIDENCE IN DOING SO.
  • I WILL BUILD MY FUTURE ON THE RIGHT PATH AND WILL NOT DEVIATE.
  • THE ORGANS OF MY BODY WILL WORK ACCORDING TO MY COMMAND AND I WILL HAVE FULL CONTROL OVER THEM.
  • I WILL BE BRAVE TO GET RID OFF SHAME, HATRED AND FEAR AND WILL GO FORWARD WITH COURAGE.

POSITIVE THINKING IS CAPABLE OF STIMULATING VARIOUS GLANDS THROUGHOUT OUR BODY, SUCH AS HYPOTHALAMUS, PITUITARY, THYROID AND ADRENAL GLANDS. THESE GLANDS SECRETE BENEFICIAL HORMONES WHICH KEEP THE BODY IMMUNE FROM DISEASES. FURTHER, THROUGH POSITIVE THINKING THE AUTONOMOUS NERVOUS SYSTEM CAN BE REGULATED.

4.  IF YOU FEEL A PARTICULAR ASANA OR BREATHING PROCEDURE OR MOVEMENT OR MEDITATION PROCEDURE IS DIFFICULT FOR YOU OR IS HURTING YOU – JUST SKIP THAT AND MOVE ONTO THE NEXT ONE. THIS WAY YOU CAN MINIMIZE THE CHANCE OF GETTING HURT AND MAXIMIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN.

DIET GUIDELINES

To get full benefit from yoga meditation, you have to maintain your health in an optimum state. For this purpose eating the right food, particularly if you have a health condition then avoiding certain food that are detrimental and would cause aggravation.
A healthy diet is essential for long life and the avoidance of many life threatening health conditions and diseases. When you eat healthy food you feel energized . This energy extends to the old age, keeping you vibrant and healthy even as you age.
A healthy diet plan is also essential to keep fit. A good balance between exercise and food intake is important, as this helps to maintain muscle strength and a healthy body weight. A balanced diet can help you maintain your proper body weight and decrease your risk of many diet-related chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. A wide variety of foods is important for good health. Different minerals are important nutrients in our diets.

Foods you can eat:

Grains : Whole grains are healthier. So brown rice, whole wheat toast, oats or walnut-flax seed oatmeal etc can be consumed.
Fruits: Fruits are rich in fiber and vitamins and free of fats and cholesterol. Eat varieties of fruits such as banana, apple, strawberries, lemons, papaya, Dates, Ripened mango, Pears, Cucumber, cantaloupe, oranges, grapefruit, watermelon, chard, collard greens, raspberries, peppermint leaves, asparagus, funnel bulb, pineapple etc.
Vegetables: Contain fiber and many nutrients . As vegetables are very low in calorie, can be eaten in large amount . Varieties of vegetables should be eaten such as- Broccoli, Artichoke, Baby corn, Beans (green, wax, Italian), Cabbage (green, bok choy, Chinese), Cauliflower , Mushroom, tomato, bell peppers, lady’s finger, bottle gourd etc.
Potatoes: Root vegetables like potatoes and sweet potatoes are healthy, but they’re still high in carbohydrates.
Leaves: Leaves are source of minerals and dietary fiber. Leaves are very low in calorie. Spinach, celery leaves, curry leaves, lettuce etc can be eaten in large amount.
Meat: Meat is one of the main source of animal protein which contains essential amino acids (not easily available in non animal protein). Some meat contain higher amounts of fat, saturated fat and some cholesterol. So to avoid these fats eat skinless chicken or turkey, Cornish hen, special cuts of beef or pork which contains fat in lesser amount.
Fish: Fish is another source of animal protein. Cold water fishes are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. You should eat fish preferably fatty fish like salmon, halibut and cod etc.
Egg: Eggs are one of the most nutritious food . The yolk is the most nutritious and healthiest part but it contains cholesterol also. If you want to avoid it then you can eat egg white.
For Vegetarians: Soybeans, Tofu, Pinto beans, Red/White beans, Navy beans, Lima beans etc are source of protein.
Dairy: Skim milk, Cream Cheese, Sour Cream, Soy cheese.
Nuts: Almonds, Brazil nuts, chestnuts, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds etc.
Spices: turmeric, coriander, cumin seeds and cardamom etc.
Oils: Oils rich in omega 3 are good for health like canola oil, grape seed oil, virgin coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, sunflower oil, walnut/peanut oil, vegetable oil etc.
Water: Always keep in mind, your body needs plenty of fresh water to prevent dehydration. So, drink purified water at least an interval of 1 hour throughout the day.

Foods You should avoid:

Avoid crispy food for sore throat.
Canned vegetables with lots of added sodium. Canned fruit with heavy sugar syrup. Fried meats, fish, tofu etc.
Avoid any food containing sugar like cookies, cakes, ice cream etc.
You should avoid alcohol, any type of hard and soft drinks containing sugar, soda, carbon dioxide.
Avoid fast food and processed beef and bacon etc.

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