Kandhara Asana


 KANDHARA ASANA


Introduction:

        Pressure falls on the shoulders in the practice of this asana, so it is called Kandhra Asana. The person concentrates on the navel or Vishudhdi Chakra in this asana. Vishudhdi chakra is present near the throat.  Pressure falls on the shoulders in the practice of this asana, so it is called Kandhra Asana. The person concentrates on the navel or Vishudhdi Chakra in this asana. Vishudhdi chakra is present near the throat.   

Technique:

        Practice of this postuer should be done on a neat and clean environment. For the practice of this asana, spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and lie down on the back (on the mat). Now bend your legs from the knees and put on the floor and hold your upper part of the heels by both the hands. Keep the head by touching to the floor and give stress on the tiptoes, and raise the chest, waist, back, hips and thighs up. Stay in this position for 1-2 minutes and return in normal position slowly. Stress of the whole body should be on the shoulders and tiptoes in the practice of the whole process of this asana. Repeat this activity for 5-10 times. This posture appears difficult in the beginning but the regular practice of this asana makes it easy.

Precaution:

        The practice of this asana should be done carefully because completing this asana hurriedly may be the cause of sprain in the neck. Breathing activity should be normal during the practice of this asana. This asana should be not done in the period of pregnancy and menstrual excretion.

Benefits:

        The practice of this asana is useful in the treatment of pain of the waist, back, shoulders, throat and knees and slip disk and sciatica. If the bone has misplaced from its original place, the patient should do the practice of this asana because it helps the misplaced bone in bringing on its real place. This asana makes the waist thin and chest broad and strong. The practice of this asana makes the digestive system strong. It makes the uterus strong. There is no fear of miscarriage if this asana is done before conceiving or one month after delivery. This asana is also useful to in curing all the disorders of menstrual excretion.