Sit in a comfortable meditative posture, i.e., easy pose, with a straight spine. Exhale
Exhale through the nose. Inhale
Curl the tongue and protrude it slightly past the lips. Inhale deeply and smoothly through the tongue and mouth.
Sitali Pranayama is a well known practice that soothes and cools the spine in the area of the fourth and sixth vertebrae. This in turn regulates the sexual and digestive energy. This breath is often used to regulate fevers and blood pressure and to cure digestive ailments.
April 25, 2002
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