Most techniques based on tantric yoga utilize a pranayama practice called ujjayi, supplemented by a tongue lock called khechari mudra. Though extremely simple to perform, this combination contributes a lot to the efficacy of meditational techniques. For this reason we are explaining them to you at an early stage in this book.
Furthermore, ujjayi pranayama and khech-ari mudra can be immediately incorporated into the meditational techniques of anuloma viloma and prana shuddhi1.
UJJAYI PRANAYAMA (THE PSYCHIC BREATH)
This is a unique form of pranayama in which one makes a hissing or whispering sound in the region of the throat. It is far easier to do than to describe.
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