The Sudarshan Kriya and accompanying breathing practices, referred to collectively as SKY and taught through The Art of Living, have been found to enhance brain, hormone, immune and cardiovascular system function. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Founder, The Art of Living Foundation. Sri Sri has brought yoga, meditation and practical wisdom to millions of people in over 150 countries. 'Whenever you are in love and feel joyous, your mind is in the present. That is when you achieve yoga. The Art of Living Foundation is an international NGO, focused on various dimensions such as social transformation, child eduction, women and youth empowerment and world peace through yoga meditation, Sudarshan Kriya and other spiritual philosophies.
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Art of living is a renowned NGO. The founder of this organization is His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The organization offers various courses on the art to live life. They teach beneficial breathing pranayama, which has tremendous benefits for different parts of our body which they call, the Sudarshan Kriya.
The Art of Living website states various benefits of Sudarshan Kriya such as Increased mental focus, relieves anxiety and depression, increases levels of optimism, improved emotional regulation and others. It is a part of happiness program or the basic course taught by various teachers of the art of living.
Research on Sudarshan Kriya
Research by a doctor in AIIMS − Dr. Vinod Kochupillai, head of the Cancer Centre at AIIMS did a research on this breathing technique called Sudarshan Kriya in 2010. According to her, through this miraculous technique, “Negative toxins are flushed out and each cell is flooded with new life to energize body and mind. This experience of centeredness, freedom .. which influence the immune system positively and hence, the whole physiology.”
Harvard University Research − Studies conducted at Harvard, USA, revealed that 70-80 percent patients suffering from AIDS benefited from this process.
The University of Slovenia Research − The Republic of Slovenia conducted a research on patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. With Sudarshan Kriya, a tremendous improvement was seen in their stamina and mobility.
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Breathing is the first act of life. Within the breath is the unexplored secret of life. Sudarshan Kriya is a powerful yet simple rhythmic breathing technique. It incorporates specific natural rhythms of the breath, harmonizing the body, mind and emotions.
The technique eliminates stress, fatigue and negative emotions such as anger, frustration and depression, leaving the mind calm, focused and the body energized, completely relaxed.
Inhale Good Health, Everyday!
Breath is the main source of prana – the vital life-force energy. Prana is the very basis of health and well-being for both, the body and mind. When the prana is high, one feels healthy, alert and energetic. Sudarshan Kriya elevates the prana by flushing out more than 90% toxins and accumulated stress, everyday.
Day follows night, seasons come and go, a tree sheds it old leaves to get new ones ~ This is Nature’s rhythm.
Similarly there are biological rhythms of the body, mind and emotions corresponding to those found in Nature. When stress or illness distort these biological rhythms, we experience discomfort, discontent, and feel upset and unhappy.
Sudarshan Kriya® harmonizes these rhythms of the body, mind and emotions with those of Nature. Being in sync, we experience better health and joy which in turn brings harmony in our activities and relationships. Studies show that Prolactin, a well-being hormone, significantly increases from the very first session.
It facilitates physical, mental, emotional and social well-being and is an integral part of the Art of Living programs. Sudarshan Kriya practitioners have reported better immunity, increased stamina and sustained high-energy levels. It has benefited millions of people on this planet making their lives a celebration!
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Learn the Sudarshan Kriya in the Art of Living Happiness Program.