Gardana Tiryaka Aakarshana Asana


GARDANA TIRYAKA AAKARSHANA ASANA


There are two techniques of this asana:The place for the practice of this asana should be neat, clean and airy. Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor.

First technique:

          The place for the practice of this asana should be neat, clean and airy. Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor. Sit upon the mat in Padama Asana by bending the knees and keep both the hands stretched and put your both palms on the knees and come in the position of Gyan Mudara (keep three fingers open and join thumb with index finger in Gyan Mudara). Now keep the back straight and the neck loose. Thereafter, bend your body forwardly and try to touch the chin with the chest. Thus, bring your neck in the back side and touch your back portion of the head. Do this activity for 5-10 times.  

n the second technique, sit in the Padama Asana and keep hands and legs like first technique.Second technique:

          In the second technique, sit in the Padama Asana and keep hands and legs like first technique. Now keep your spinal cord straight and leave the neck loose. After that, raise your neck up and bring it down and then move your neck left and right. Do this activity in all direction about 5 or 10 times.

Benefits:

          It is useful in awaking the Kundlini Power and it is the only asana in sitting in the position of sadhana. It helps in ending neck spasm and it increases the flexibility of the spinal cord. This asana provides relief in thyroid and tonsil.