How To Practice Right Nostril Breathing Pranayama Or Surya Bhedan


Do you need more energy? Then you can practice right nostril breathing pranayama. Right nostril breathing pranayama is also called Surya Bhedan or Revitalizing Breathing exercise. Right Nostril is called Pingala Nadi that helps you to get more energy in your body.

The main purpose of this right nostril breathing pranayama is to improve and increase the Pranic Energy, the physical energy, and to revitalize the body.  This breathing exercise helps us to revitalize the supportive nervous system, helps us to minimize depression and or anxiety and also helps us to feel re-energized.

Step to Practice Right Nostril Breathing Pranayama

  • At first sit in a comfortable way and cross both of your legs.
  • Now align your head and your neck with your spine.
  • Close your eyes now.
  • Now you need to bring your right hand up to your nose and use index finger to close your left nostril.
  • Now inhale deeply through your right nostril. You can pause for a moment, I meant just for a seconds and hold your breath.
  • Now you need to release your index finger and close your right nostril with your right thumb.
  • Now exhale very slowly and comfortably out of your left nostril.
  • You can repeat this exercise for sometimes. Say for 2-3 minutes.

Benefits of this Right Nostril Breathing Pranayama

  • Right nostril breathing pranayama helps you to get more energy.
  • It helps you to increase the efficiency of your digestive system.
  • It helps to enhance your nervous system.
  • It helps to increase your body temperature that helps to remove Mucus from your body.
  • It is a good pranayama for obesity.
  • It is great for weight loss.
  • It is good to reduce depression and best for low energy.
  • It is one of the best stress management exercises.
  • Right nostril breathing helps in reducing anxiety, depression, sleep disorder etc.
  • It balances the blockages in the pranic energy channels that are the pat of spiritual consciousness.

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Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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