“How to beat the heat during summer” is the topic we are going to discuss in this article.
Summer in tropical countries and even in some nontropical countries is very severe.The temperature ranges from 30 degrees Celcius to 48 degrees Celcius. Sometimes we have to prepare in advance to fight the heat during summer.
Wearing white clothes is the best way to fight the heat during summer as the white clothes reflect the sunlight back and do not absorb them into our body keeping us cool. Also, cover your head with the white cloth so that your head is protected.This is the reason why most of the people from middle east countries and also from Indian continent cover their bodies with white clothes or wear white clothes.
While cooling fans, air-conditioners, and air coolers are also found to be useful during summer season we are going to discuss if we can fight the heat without the use of these gadgets.
So, friends, the best way suggested in yoga to fight the heat or probably to keep our body cool during summer is doing of simple “pranayama” meaning breathing exercise that helps to keep our body cool and helps fight the heat.
Let’s discuss the two breathing exercises or “Pranayama”
Shitali Pranayama and Sheetkari Pranayama are the two most useful Yoga breathing exercises for beating the heat.
Let’s find out how to do them one by one.
First sit in any comfortable position like vajrassana,siddhasana,padmassana take precaution to keep your spine erect, now roll your tongue making U shape, keep the tip of tongue outside the mouth.Now inhale through the passage made by the tongue.Let the air glide through or pass through the surface of tongue Close the mouth and exhale through the nose.
Do both these exercises 10 times each to beat the heat during summer.
Avoid doing it during cold season or if you are suffering from cold.
This two pranayama help to cool down your body temperature and keep you cool during summer.They also help to decrease blood pressure and relieve mental tension.
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