Asana is performed in Padmasana Position.
and take both the hands back and keep the palms facing outside
interlocking the thumbs. Keep both the hands straight.
bend in the waist and rest the forehead on the floor. Continue
this Asana one has to sit in Padmasana and bend in the waist
fully. In this process the abdomen gets folded and that is
expected, too. Further in order to get the abdomen folded
properly, one should try to set the forehead on the ground
quite away from the body. Once the bending process is over,
continue smooth breathing.
some practice, while bending in the waist, keep the back bone
straight to experience its nice results. After taking the
position, try to relax the body.
and inhaling be straight in the waist.
the hands on the knees and take up Dhyana Mudra.
should be retained at least for one minute to get its benefits.
After sufficient practice this duration can be extended upto
five minutes and not beyond that.
the belly gets folded in this Asana, there comes tremendous
pressure on intestines, liver, spleen, certain glands, etc.,
and this pressure improves their functioning and removes complaints
regarding digestive system & constipation. This Asana is
also used to awaken the kundalini shakti, which, however, requires
its prolonged practice.
should take care while bending in the waist. Bending process
should be slow and should go with the exhailing process or else
one may suffer from air or gas accumulation in the belly. The
people with back problem should practice this Asana only after
consulting some Yoga Expert.
Book:- Yoga Pravesh
Author :- Yogacharya