This Yogamudra Asana has come through tradition. Its reference is not found in old
- Sit in
- Take both hands towards your back and catch the wrist of
one hand with the other. Keep neck straight.
- Slowly start bending
from your waist. Continue the bending till forehead touches the ground.
maintaining it for some time raise your forehead and chest. Release your hands
also and sit erect.
Benefits and Limitations:-
- If your are
unable to practise it in Padmasana, then practise it in Ardha Padmasana.
If this is also not possible, then sit in Vajrasana, close your fists and place
them at the navel region. The fingers of the fists should be towards navel. Then
bend forward and touch the ground with forehead.
- Do not allow your
buttock to leave the ground during its practice.
- If it becomes easy
to touch the ground with forehead, then gradually try to touch the ground with
nose and chin.
- The internal organs of abdomen work efficiently as a result of its practice.
Connected nerves of navel become strong.
- It is beneficial in constipation
and removes seminal weakness.
- Those suffering from hypertension or
chronic headache should not practise it.