In the practice of Yoga, Yogamudrasana is very important and fairly simple pose that helps the yoga practitioner to stimulate the digestive fire and also cures problems related to the stomach like gas, indigestion, chronic constipation, etc. Now let us more discuss the benefits of this Yogamudrasana.
Benefits of Yogamudrasana:
- While practicing this yoga posture, the distension of the abdomen gets reduced.
- It also cures blood related disorders.
- Body becomes strong and shapely.
- It also strengthens the heart.
- Problems related to the intestines are also cured with this pose.
- Disorders of reproductive system and Leprosy are eliminated.
- It enhances intellectual prowess and mental efficiency.
- It tones up the nervous system, particularly the lumber plexus.
- It also stimulates the pancreas controlling diabetes.
- This asana is also beneficial for diabetics.
- This also invigorates the activities of the brain.
- All the vertebrae of the spinal column get separated from each other, cleansing the Sushumna and making it light.
- It increases the flexibility of backbone and the muscles in the abdomen get strengthened.
How to perform this yoga posture:
- First sit in the Padmasana and close your eyes.
- Take both the arms behind your back and inhale deeply and exhale.
- Hold the wrist of right hand with the support of left hand
- Stretch the arms so that they meet at the base of the spinal cord.
- Exhaling slowly and touch the forehead on the floor.
- Stay in this position for some time, breathe and relax normally.
- Then gradually, while inhaling deeply, lift your head up and return to the upright position.
- Keep breathing normally.
- Repeat this procedure again 4-5 times.
- Initially, if this posture appears difficult, then sit in Siddhasana or Sukhasana. However, the complete benefits of this posture can be obtained by sitting in Padmasana only.
- Generally, this posture should be practiced for 3 minutes.
- If you are practicing Yogamudrasana with spiritual objective, increase the duration depending on your capacity and interest.
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