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Types of Pranayam

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According to yogshastra following types of pranayam are beneficial in the treatment of some common disease. These are:-
1. Nadishodhan Pranayam
2. Suryabhedhi Pranayam
3. Ujjayi Pranayam 4. Shitkari Pranayam 5. Shitali Pranayam 6. Brahmari Pranayam 7. Bhastrika Pranayam 8. Kapalbhati Pranayam INTEXT QUESTIONs 6.2 (A) State True or false:- 1. Pranayam is the yogic art of breathing. ( ) 2. While doing pranayam one should keep the back, neck and head in a straight line. ( ) . While practicing Pranayam maintain the ratio of 1:2:3 for inhaling, retention of breath and exhaling respectively. ( ) (B) Fill in the Blanks 1. The best position to practice pranayam is . 2. keeps the lungs pure by increasing the flow of fresh blood. 3. The practice, which is used to achieve the powers of your mind is known as .

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