Asana has come through tradition. Its reference is not found in old Yogic Texts.
- Stand erect with legs
together, hands by the side of the thighs.
- Make two or two and half
feet distance between two legs and raise both the hands towards each side, so
to make a parallel line with shoulder.
- Now bending lateral towards
right side, slowly bring your right hand downward and bring left hand towards
- Slowly bring your right hand upto the right ankle.
- Now slowly return to the original position. Stand erect and keep the hands
parallel to the shoulderline. Distance between legs will also continue.
- The same should be repeated from the left side by bringing your left hand
towards left ankle. This makes one round of Konasana.
Benefits and Limitations :-
- Do not jump to make distance between two legs.
it is difficult to attain final position on very first day, increase the practice
practice makes the spine flexible.
- This is advantageous in back pain
- Those suffering from cervical and lumbar spondilitis and hypertension
should not practise it.