• Dr. Tejal

Udgeet Pranayam (OM chanting)

Udgeet Pranayam is known as chanting of ‘OM’. In Sanskrit Udgeet means singing in a loud pitch.Literally Udgeet pranayama means chanting of Om in a loud pitch.

This is very relaxing technique helps in insomnia by deepening the quality of sleep and relieving bad dreams. It also helps the mind to become focused.

Procedure

Sit in comfortable sitting posture with your eyes closed. Inhale slowly and deeply and slowly and steadily chant Om while exhaling. While chanting Om try to focus on the agnya center (the command center) that is, the point between the two eyebrows. With practice, try to lengthen each breath to one-minute including the inhalation and exhalation.

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