Effects of pranayama on cardiovascular health

  • Gopal Krushna Pal Editor‑in‑Chief, Faculty‑in‑Charge, Advance Center for Yoga, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.
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The Second International Yoga Day was celebrated on June 21, 2016, in a great fervor worldwide. People throughout the globe participated in this yoga day celebration enthusiastically. Although still there are some reservations from some quarters for the practice of yoga and they have apprehension that yoga may be made compulsory for all, yoga is never discriminatory. Therefore, emphasizing that yoga does not discriminate, the United Nations Secretary‑General Ban Ki‑moon in his message for the first International Yoga Day had stated that “…And yoga does not discriminate; to varying degrees, all people can practice, regardless of their relative strength, age or ability. I discovered this for myself on trying to do my first asana, a tree pose suited to beginners. It took a moment for me to gain my balance, but once I did, I appreciated the simple sense of satisfaction that yoga can bring.” There was overwhelming support from all parts of the world for the International Yoga Day.Read more...

How to Cite
Pal, G. K. (2018). Effects of pranayama on cardiovascular health. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Physiology, 3(2), 57-58. Retrieved from http://ijcep.org/index.php/ijcep/article/view/249