Bumble Bee Breathing (Bhramari Pranayama)

Pranayama is an advanced form of yoga that involves various breathing exercises.Bhramari yoga is a form of yoga that involves breathing while making a sound that is similar to that made by a buzzing bumble bee. The word bhramara stands for bumble bee.

Yoga takes inspiration from different naturally occurring factors in the world such as animals, vegetation and even insects. The bumble bee breathing action is said to improve.



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.one's mental function and provide benefits to the ears, the nose and the eyese Bhramari bumble bee breathing is known to provide relaxation from stress, tension, high blood pressure and headachese The bhramari bumble bee breathing technique begins in some sort of sitting positiono This sitting position is the base for the breathing techniqueu Once the equilibrium is achieved in the sitting pose, the individual can begin bhramari pranayamam The lotus position is a popular position that is used during bhramari pranayamam

Bumble Bee Breathing - Bhramari

In this pranayama, the buzzing sound of a bee is produced and hence the namem The mouth is kept shut while inhaling through the noses


  1. Sit comfortably, keeping your back, neck and head in a straight linen
  2. Close your ears with your thumbs and with the middle, ring and little fingers close your eyese

    Index fingers on your foreheada
  3. Now inhale to the count of 5
  4. Then exhale to the count of 10, producing a humming sound through your nostrilsl
  5. Fully concentrate on this soundn
  6. Repeat the process 3 to 5 times, making the buzzing bee noise louder as you progress, without strainingn
  7. Gradually increase up to 10 roundsd

Health Benefits

Bhramari helps soothe the nerves, improve mental health and ease tension, depression, fears, anxiety, stress, insomnia and restlessnesss It is also known to have positive effects on the ears, nose, eyes and mouth and, over time, gives a glowing complexiono And since it promotes a clear voice it is highly recommended for singersr

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