For me, yoga has been a lifesaver. There’s nothing worse than being the culprit behind a noisy stomach, or a creaky door opening when everyone is sitting in silent meditation. Certain postures in particular have been shown to significantly reduce painful symptoms of indigestion, reduce bloating, and to get things moving … if you know what I mean
It is also called Pranav because its sound emanates from the Prana (vital vibration), which feels the Universe. The scripture says "Aum Iti Ek Akshara Brahman" (Aum that one syllable is Brahman). When you pronounce AUM:A - emerges from the throat, originating in the region of the navel U - rolls over the tongue M - ends on the lips A - waking, U - dreaming, M - sleeping It is the sum and substance of all the words that can emanate from the human throat.