Harika Asana


HARIKA ASANA


Introduction:

       This asana is useful for prayer and meditation. You can sit for a long time in the position of this asana. This asana is useful for prayer and meditation. You can sit for a long time in the position of this asana. Therefore, most of saints and yogis were in the habit of sitting in this position and they were able in sitting in this position for long time.

Technique:

        Do the practice of this asana on a calm, clean and airy place. The practice of this asana in such place is beneficial.  Spread a mat on the floor and sit upon it in the position of asana. Now, bend your legs from the knees and bring at the back side of the hips and make the position of asana with the help of tiptoes and sit upon it.  Join both the knees together and keep the hands straight and put both the palms on the knees. Keep head, neck, and chest and back straight. Keep the breathing activity (process of inhaling and exhaling) normal and sit in this position according to your capacity.

Benefits:

        The practice of this asana should be done twice a day for getting great benefit. It makes the legs muscles knees bone and spinal cord strong. The digestion system becomes strong by sitting in this position for sometime and there is no difficulty in the digestion of meals. This asana is useful in the treatment of constipation, sciatica and pain of the legs, knees and claw, which occurs due to vatta. It makes the muscles of the legs and thigh strong.