सीत्कां कुर्यात् तथावक्त्रे घ्राणेनैव विजृम्भिकाम्।
एवमभ्यासयोगेन कामदेवो द्वितीयकः।।

Sheetkari Pranayama

Producing 'sit' sound while breathing in through the mouth and exhaling through the nose is Sheetkari.

Sadhak become attractive by doing this Pranayama.

It should not be done in winter.

This Pranayama is useful to control the anger.

  • This Pranayama cools the body.
  • It cure pyria gum disease.
  • It removes high blood pressure.
  • It cure skin disease.
  • It cure spleen disease.
  • It cure fever and inflammation.
  • It cure over production of bile and the consequences of poisonous food consumption.
  • One attain fine control on his thirst and hunger.
  • One Experiences calmness and peace in mind.
  • Increase in lungs capacity and stamina
  • This Pranayama removed the bad smell from your mouth.

Do not perform this Pranayama in open air when the temperature is as low as 5-10 centigrade, because air is directly entering into the lungs.

Avoid this Pranayama in crowd where too many persons are gathered.

People with low blood pressure should avoid this Pranayama.


  • Sit in Padamasana or Sukhasana.
  • Keep the spine, chest, neck, and head straight.
  • Bring your tongue upward and turn it towards throat.
  • Join your teeth and inhale through it.
  • A sound like 'si' is produced
  • Inhale slowly so that more cooling sensation is experienced.
  • Exhale slowly from both nostrils.
  • Repeat the process for 10 times.
  • After finishing, relax yourself for minimum 30 seconds; while relaxing bring all your attention to Vishudhi Chakra.