Kona Santulana Asana


KONA SANTULANA ASANA


Spread a mat on the floor and sit upon it for the practice of this asana. Technique:

        Spread a mat on the floor and sit upon it for the practice of this asana. Now keep the hips on the floor and stretch both the legs forwardly with a distance of 2 feet between the both legs. Hold the tiptoes with the index and middle fingers and take deep breath. After that, raise legs up from the floor slowly by exhaling and try to straighten the knees and elbows by stretching feet slowly. Keep the body straight with a balance. Full weight of the whole body should be kept on the hips. Stay in this position for 10 seconds. Thereafter, by taking deep breath, give jerk to the body in the back side and return in normal position slowly. Do this activity for 5-7 times. This asana will appear difficult in beginning but the regular practice of this asana makes it easy.

Precaution:

        This asana is difficult in the beginning, so the legs should be stretched according to the capacity. Balance is very needful for this asana. Therefore, make proper balance of the body in this asana. 

Benefits:

        This asana makes the thighs and arms strong. It is also helpful in the treatment of the disorders of reproductive organs and it increases sexual power.