Agnisar Pranayama




What is Agnisar pranayama?


It is one of the important parts of pranayama which can be practiced along with kapalbhati pranayam.



How to do Agnisar pranayam?


1. Sit in Padmasana OR Sukhasana and keep the hands on the knees in a comfortable position

2. Exhale the breath outside and Stretch both the hands straight and keep them on the knees with slight pressure. Contract and expand the stomach.

3. Try to touch the navel deep inside the stomach.

4. Keep the stomach and hands normal before doing poorak i.e., inhale. Now take deep, stable and slow breathe.

5. This is one cycle of Agnisar pranayama. In one cycle contract and expand the stomach at least ten times.

6. Increase the number to 25-30 times as per your capacity.



Benefits of doing Agnisar pranayam


1. Helps in increasing internal energy and vitality.

2. Cures constipation and gastric disorders.

3. Overcomes laziness, disinterest and strengthens the internal organs.

4. This pranayama cures asthma, tuberculosis and other serious diseases.

5. Cures sleepiness and circulates inner energy.




1. Pregnant Women should avoid this pranayama.

2. People with heart disease and Hypertension should do it under expert supervision.