The Bhramari Pranayama, also known as the "humming bee breath," is another simple and easy Pranayama that can be practiced anywhere to instantly calm your mind.
The Pranayama finds its name from the Black Indian Bee, Bhramari. The sound we make when we exhale while practicing this breathing technique resembles the humming sound of a bee, and so it is called Bhramari Pranayama. It is one of the best breathing exercises for relieving mental agitation, frustration, or anxiety and to get rid of anger to a great extent.
While it can be practiced at any time of day, Bhramari is most effective in the early morning and late at night, when there are fewer outside distractions and our inner perception is most acute. Mentioned below are the steps to perform Bhramari Pranayam:
Continue the same pattern for 5–10 times.
The Bhramari Pranayama helps to instantly relieve stress and calm the mind. When performed at night, it helps to induce a faster and more pleasant sleep. Some other benefits of the practice include: