Bhastrika is one of the important pranayam. It enhances our energy levels. It purifies our blood and get rid of toxins from our body. Sanskrit word for Bhastrika means breathing like bellows. As many might know bellow means the instrument which is used to deliver additional air to fuel and raising the rate of combustion and thereby increasing the heat. Hence this pranayam is called yoga breath of fire as this increase heat in our body by doing this yogic breathing which involves fast breathing and exhaling.