Archive for April, 2008

Vatayan Asana

12_Vatayan 

 

Technique

Sit on your right knee with the right leg folded and left foot on the ground. Try to keep the body vertically straight.

 

Benefits

  • Imparts Strength and Flexibility to the legs.
  • Useful for abdomen and back bone.
  • Helpful in curing backache.
  • Cures urinary problems and pain in shoulders.

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Siddh Asana

11_Sidh 

 

Technique

Fold your right leg in such a way that the right foot touches the left thigh. Put the left leg above the folded right leg. Press the lower heel tight against the lower nerves.

 

Benefits

  • This is the most convenient posture for the practice of Pranayama and meditation.
  • Increases the concentrating power of the mind.

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Sarvang Asana

10_Sarwang 

 

Technique

Raise the body slowly in such a way that the whole body except for the neck and the shoulders is above the ground. Move the legs sideways and in pedaling mode. Bring the body back very slowly and steadily avoiding any jerks.

 

Benefits

  • Exercises the whole body.
  • Beneficial for the heart, brain and the stomach.
  • Improves eyesight.
  • Activates the thyroid gland and spine.
  • Augments the digestive power.
  • Cures bowel troubles.
  • Cures stomach ache.
  • Cures the air borne diseases.
  • Helpful in the observance of celibacy (Brahmacharya).

 

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Janu-Shir Asana

09_Janushir 

 

Technique

Sit with right leg straight and stretched, and left leg folded in such a way that the left foot touches the right high. The heel should sufficiently press the lower nerves. Press the abdomen inward.

 

Benefits

  • Beneficial for the legs.
  • Reduces the enlarged abdomen.
  • Helpful in the observance of celibacy (Brahmacharya).

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