Vol. 4 No. 3 (2022): Volume 4, Issue 3, Year 2022

Kapalabhati (Skull Shining Breath) Pranayama Values

Harinath K
Department of Philosophy, Tamil University, Thanjavur-613010, Tamil Nadu, India
Parthiban T
Department of Philosophy, Tamil University, Thanjavur-613010, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2022-06-14


  • Agnisaragiri,
  • Sooriyakalai pranayama,
  • Kapalabhati,
  • Pranaamadaimattram,
  • Sulimunai,
  • Thiyanam
  • ...More

How to Cite

K, H., & T, P. (2022). Kapalabhati (Skull Shining Breath) Pranayama Values. International Research Journal of Tamil, 4(3), 34-39. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt2235

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To purify the mind, the oxygen flowing upwards and the gas flowing downwards is to be moved in the opposite direction that is in the abdomen, the transfusion should take place. For this, Kapalabhati helps greatly. Kapalabhati Pranayama is a fast pranayama training method. This exercise reduces the activity of the sympathetic nerves. Hypothalamus function is stimulated. Anxiety, stress, and blood pressure are removed. Positive mood, perception, and tolerance develop. So self-management, decision making, and future planning improve. The Bhagavad Gita states that pranayama is the erasure of sins. The results of scientific research confirm that the Kapalabhati Pranayama values the improvement of physical health, mental health, mental health, and biological health.


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