Gorakshasana


GORAKSHASANA, BHADRASAN


Introduction:

          Goraksha Asana is also called Bhadra Asana. A person has to concentrate on the mooladhar chakra in this asana and this asana helps in awakening Kundalini Chakra.Goraksha Asana is also called Bhadra Asana. A person has to concentrate on the mooladhar chakra in this asana and this asana helps in awakening Kundalini Chakra.

Technique:

        For the practice of this asana, spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit upon it in normal position. Now bend both your legs from the knees and join the soles and heels of both the legs together on the front side. Put your palms on the knees from right side by inhaling and open the fingers and keep the thumb near the root of index finger. Keep attention that the body and hands should be straight. Keep knees on the floor. Thereafter, exhale. Put chin on the chest and give pressure on the chest. Concentrate on the mooladhar chakra. Stay in this position for 3 minutes in the beginning and increase this time to ten minutes after the practice of some days.

Benefits:

        The practice of this asana awakens the Kundlini Power and it enters in the spinal cord. It ends the hardness of the knees, calves and hips. This asana makes feet and knees strong and flexibility comes in them. This asana provides energy to the joints, nerves and arteries. It eliminates gas from the stomach and helps in the treatment of kidneys and urine disorders. This asana is also useful for the lower portion of the waist. It purifies the blood and increases memory power. It makes the digestive system strong and increases determination and intellectual power. It ends calves pain and reduces fat gathering near the hips.