Bhramri Pranayama For Melodious Voice And Concentration
During Bhramri Pranayama a sound resembling the hum of a bee is made while exhaling. In Sanskrit Bhramri means humming of a bee.
Read general guidelines for pranayama before
starting this pranayama.
- Sit on your favourite Asana (Padma asana,
Vajra asana or
in a well ventilated room free from any
distractions. Keep the waist, back, neck and spine erect. For the
beginners, you can sit on a chair or sit cross legged on the yoga
mat/ carpet keeping your back, neck and spine erect.
- Cover both ears with your thumb so that you don't hear anything. Place two fingers on your eyes and two fingers on your face.
- Inhale and fill up your lungs.
- Now exhale slowly by making a sweet melodious sound like the
sound like buzzing of a bee. Go on doing so till you are out of breath.
Lengthen the exhalation as long as possible.
- This humming sound should be at a continuous pitch, not to vary the tone or level.
- Rest for 3 to 4 seconds and then repeat 5 times.
- Makes voice pleasant and melodious.
- Increases power of concentration.
- Cures diseases of throat, and the vocal organs become strong.