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What Is Vibhagha Pranayama?





Sectional or Lobular Breathing, also known as Vibhagha Pranayama, is the "A. B. C" of Pranayama and the foundation of excellent breath control. 

Real control will not be possible without positive, physical control of the three primary portions of each lung. 





The lungs are split into three sections: 

  1. Adham, or the Lower Abdominal Area; 
  2. Madhyam, or the Mid or Intracostal Area; 
  3. and Adhyam, or the Superior, High, or Clavicular Area. 


The Vajra Asana is the finest asana for doing these preparatory or corrective Pranayamas. 


  • Later on, different sitting positions can be used to keep the spine straight.
  • The focused breathing is then isolated to the three sections mentioned above.
  • Allow the lungs to rest naturally within the rib cage once done.


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