MAHAT - YOGA

The

complete grand breathe
PRESENTED BY

PRANA – AYAMA

VISWA MITRA Foundation
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Inspiration & source – my gurus

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Shri Narasimha Murthy, Adi Shankara Yoga Kendra, Basavangudi, Bangalore aged 75 years now, experimenting & preaching since 45 years Disciple of a Himalayan Guru

Inspiration & source – my gurus

Shri Raghavendra Shenoy
Rashtrothana Shareerika Shikshana Kendra, Bangalore Master of Asanas Direct Disciple of Yogic Genius Shri B.K.S Iyengar Practising & preaching Asanas since 25 years Knows each & every part of the internal body & inspires each student to know the

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Prana…Basic
 Energy

[Physical, Mental, Spiritual & Cosmic…..]

[Heat, Light, Gravity, Magnetic, Electricity…]

[Life, spirit, Vigor, Vitality, Power…]
All vibrations or Dynamics or Movements in the Nature is Prana

Prana…forms
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Air Water Food Emotions Activities

very strong strong strong average average

Ayama…the management
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Stretch Extension Expansion Length Breadth Regulation Prolongation Restraint Control

Prana-Ayama
Energy-Management

The Act or the Art of the Self – energising Force embracing the body with extension, expansion & control

Qualities of Prana

Stronger
when the entire body is pure by air, water, food & majority of the impure waste is thrown out of the body

Average
When the entire body is a mixture of pure & impure air, water, food & waste

Weaker
When the entire body is full of wastes & lesser place for good & quality air, water & food

Air & prana
 Air
In the Atmosphere

 Breathe
When the air enters the nose

 Prana
When the Breathe fulfils it purpose & converts to energy or prana.

Breathing tools

Brahma [Adi, Raw-material]
Air in the Atmosphere

Vishnu [Madhya, work in process]
Process of Breathing

Maheswara [antya, Finished goods]
Purpose of Breathing

Breathing organs & tools
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Nose Pharynx Larynx Trachea Lungs Bronchi Bronchioles Alveoli [air sacks] Capillaries or Blood vessels Blood

Importance of Nose in breathing

Filters
bad smell

dust, harmful bacteria, viruses, foreign objects,

Warms
& makes accept

cooler air from outside suitable for body to

Moisturises

Adds content of water so that the Dry air does not rub & damage the inner walls of the Air tube

Nostrils
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Right Surya Male Heat, bile, fire Physical Day Rudra Pingala work

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Left Moon Female Mucus, kapha, water Mental Night Vishnu Ida relaxation

Contents of Air Inhaled
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Nitrogen 79% Oxygen 20% Carbon di oxide 1% & other gases

Contents of Air exhaled
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Nitrogen 79% Oxygen 16% Carbon di oxide 4% Other gases 1%

Respiratory System
 Nose  Throat  Lungs

Systems directly affected by Breathing
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Respiratory Circulatory Cardiac Digestive Excretory

Systems in-directly affected by Breathing
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Nervous system Muscular system Skeletal system Endocrine system

Oxygen…why inside

Vital nutrient for the body
No food weeks No water No oxygen body will withstand for body will withstand for days not even minutes

Purifies the blood Removes toxins from blood & from the body

Breathing at present

Alveolic Air

5%

Dead Air in the nose, pharynx, larynx trachea, bronchi, bronchioles

95%

Breathing Proposed

Alveolic air 50%

increase gradually from 5% upto

Dead Air from

Decrease gradually 95% to 50%

How to increase Alveolic Air

Reduce Food levels, so that v get extra space B aware about ur postures of sitting, standing & sleeping…there shud not b congestion or contractions in the lungs by bad postures Increase Each Breathing Time, ie., deeper breathing [can b achieved by practise only over a period of time]

Factors influencing Breathing
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Food Clothing Shelter of Stay & work Culture of birth & parents Emotions Activity Pollution

Benefits of Deeper breathing…physical
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Increased purification of blood Decrease in Toxins Increase Digestion Decrease Waste Improved Nervous System Improves functioning the glands, producing chemical requirements of the body Improves Lungs capacity & resistance Reduces Heart load & makes Heart live longer Controls Weight of the body Regulate Heat & cooling System of the body Improves Health & reduces weakness Oxygen to brain & mind relaxes

Benefits of Deeper Breathing…Mental
Increases thought power  Increases Imaginative power  Calms the mind  Analyses the subject before us  Removes fatigue  Removes lethargy  Removes monotony  Removes depression

Diseases of bad breathing
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Lungs…Asthma, Bronchitis Heart….blockage, Attack Digestive…Diabetes, Excretory… Constipation, Blood…cancer, high cholestrol Brain…Tumor, stroke, haemorrage,

Stages of breathing
 Rechaka

inhalation  Kumbhaka hold inside  Puraka Exhalation  Shunya hold outside

Counts of Healthy breathing
 Very

Healthy 10 breathe per min  Healthy 16 breathe per min  Average 20 breathe per min  Sick 24 breathe per min

Agni

heat transforms solids to liquids & liquids to gas

Five elements..in our body

Vayu

dynamic & base for all energy transfers, supports Agni to perform better

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Prithvi Solid, stability, rigidity [bones & teeth] Jala
Agent , Moving, Transporting & Informative blood, lymph & other fluids Regulates temparature, carry away

wastes,

Physical Breathe analysis
Length

of Breathing Volume of Breathing Pressure of Breathing Speed of Breathing

Lungs…

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Right ….3 sectors or lobes Lower Middle Upper

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Left…. 2 sectors or lobes Lower Upper

Mahatyoga

Air passing into all the three lobes on the right & two lobes on the left in a single breathing Inhalation…..Lower, Middle, Upper Exhalation….Lower, Middle, Upper Mahatyoga, is the foundation of all prana-ayamas. Any pranayama, shud have the base of Mahatyoga.

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Kinds of Breathing
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Mouth Noisy Fast Irregular Jerky Shallow Forced Nervous Voluntary

vs vs vs vs vs vs

Nose Quiet Slow vs Regular Smooth vs Deep Effortless vs Relaxed Involuntary

SYSTEMS OF BODY
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SKELETAL MUSCULAR NERVOUS CIRCULATORY DIGESTIVE EXCRETORY LYMPHATIC

BLOOD…
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TRANSPORTING AGENT FIGHTS ANTIBODIES

BLOOD…CONTENTS
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RED BLOOD CORPUSULES WHITE BLOOD CORPUSULES PLATELETS

TRI NADIS

IDA

LEFT, CHANDRA, COLD, TAMAS, LAZINESS RIGHT, SURYA, HEAT, RAJAS, ACTIVITY

PINGALA

SUSHUMNA BACKBONE, BALANCE OF HEAT & COLD

PANCHA PRANAS

PRANA APANA SAMANA UDANA VYANA

HEAD EXCRETORY SYSTEM DIGESTIVE SYSTEM THROAT & VOICE CIRCULATORY & NERVOUS SYSTEM

NAGA KOORMA KRAKARA

UPA PRANAS
EYE LIDS

TEGU(IN KANNADA)

COUGH & SEENU YAWNING SHLESHMA

DEVADATTA DHANANJAYA

FOOD FOR YOGIS
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PROTIENS CARBOHYDRATES FATS MINERALS IODINE GLUCOSE WATER

SPROUTED BEANS RICE OILS SALT SUGAR

PURPOSE OF SOLID FOOD
 10/16  5/16  1/16

WASTES MUSCLES & ENERGY MANAS

ARI SHAD VARGAS
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KAMA KRODHA LOBHA MOHA MADHA MATSARYA

TRI GUNAS
SATWIK RAJASIK TAMASIK

Tri-doshas
Vatta Pitta Kapha

windy heat cold

PANCHA KOSHAS
 ANNA

MAYA  PRANAMAYA  MANOMAYA  VIGNANAMAYA  ANANDAMAYA

BREATHE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS - PHYSICAL

STRENGTHENS
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM  EXCRETORY SYSTEM  CARDIAC SYSTEM  CIRCULATORY SYSTEM  NERVOUS SYSTEM

BREATHE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS - MENTAL
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CONTROLS EMOTIONS REDUCES STRESS METHODICAL THINKING

Basic respiratory system

Respiratory system

Respiratory system

Lungs

Lungs….side view

LUNGS….comparision

Human body

heart

Digestive system

Digestive system

kidneys

Human body

Nervous system

Endocrine system

skin

brain

brain