Murkssha Pranayama Yoga practice :
Murkssha Pranayama yoga practice is a difficult yoga practice technique, it is for those who are adept at previous yoga exercises.
Murksha means ‘state of unconsciousness’. This feeling of unconsciousness is considered to generate happiness, it concentrates the mind and activates life energy. In this yoga practice, the breath has to be taken in slowly and exhaled slowly.
The breath can be held for some time as per one’s capacity.
By doing this regularly, anxiety, mental disorders, stress etc. go away. The brain and body become energetic. Controls breathing and stabilizes the nervous system.
Method to do this –
1.First of all, sit in a comfortable posture, such as Padmasana, Sukhasana, Vajrasana or any other posture of your choice.
2.Slowly close the eyes and concentrate towards the nostrils for inhaling and exhaling.
3.Breathe slowly through your right nostril and make sure that after breathing, hold your breath as much as you can and then exhale slowly through the left nostril.
4.Keep in mind that during Murksha Pranayam, try to keep the mind away from worries and thoughts.
In general, you can start Murksha Pranayama slowly and do it for two-three minutes. Then you can increase it from time to time to five-ten minutes. Note that any pranayama should be done regularly to get maximum benefits.
Keep in mind that this exercise brings you into a state of unconsciousness. It is considered to be the sum of suspension of all mental activities, hence it should be practiced only under the guidance of an expert. Heart, lung and blood pressure patients should not do this exercise.