Apakarṣaka-Kumbhaka

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Description

Various Types of Pranayamas

Type

Technique

PRAMANA

Āpta Pramāṇa - आप्त प्रमाण

Apta Pramana Source

Kumbhaka Paddadhi 102

Original Verse

"घ्राणार्धं मुद्रयित्वाधोभागे यद्-रेच-पूरकौ

कुर्यात्-स ब्रह्मणा प्रोक्तः कुम्भको ह्यपकर्षकः ॥ १०२ ॥"

Transliteration

"ghrāṇārdhaṃ mudrayitvādhobhāge yad-reca-pūrakau

kuryāt-sa brahmaṇā proktaḥ kumbhako hyapakarṣakaḥ ॥ 102 ॥"

Translation

"Partially closing the nose and doing Recaka-Pūraka is Apakarṣaka-Kumbhaka stated by Brahmā."