Breath the most important aspect of our life goes unnoticed by in day to day life
Breath as a tool to connect to the divine. How many of us are aware of our breath in the whole day. May be very few of us. Breath is the tool, a doorway for us to connect to the divine. We have to use our will to become aware of our breath in our day to day life. A whole lot of culture of Buddhism talks about attending to our breath so that we can be liberated from the cyclic pattern of our thinking or loop of our thinking which is recycling our memories relentlessly.
Breath is a tool to practice mindfulness
Breathing is a tool to practice mindfulness in our day to day life. How mindful are we of our own breath will determine the way you perceive this world. The more mindful we are of our breath the more still our minds are.
Breath is a tool to connect to divine
The frequency of breath can alter the thoughts you mind produces there is a direct connection of the no of breath per minute and the frequency and nature of your thoughts. If by practicing yoga asana and pranayama we can naturally bring the breath per minutes to a less no of breath per minute we can experience peace of mind and hence can we perceive better and think better with clarity of perception.
Breath as a tool to go beyond
The tool that we have is breath which can liberate us from the cyclic thinking of the mind. If we practice through our will power and direct our attention on the breath again and again then our mind and brain can be trained to naturally watch our breath and be with the breath all the time even when you are doing activity. The more we watch our breath the better we become at regulating our thoughts, emotions and imagination.
Breath as a tool to regulate the uncontrolled imagination Propelled by Fear
Breath as a centering tool