Padhma asana or Kamala asana


 PADHMA ASANA OR KAMALA ASANA


Introduction:

        This asana is called ‘Kamala Asana’ too because the shape of the body becomes like the shape of a lotus flower after coming in the position of this asana. After sitting in this asana, the person develops his lotus formed consciousness, so it is called Kamala Asana. Keep one thing in the brain that this asana is very important and yogi and saints used to perform yoga sadhna by sitting in this asana. This asana keeps the mind happy and is helpful in getting concentration by removing anxiety.

        This asana is called ‘Kamala Asana’ too because the shape of the body becomes like the shape of a lotus flower after coming in the position of this asana.Technique:

        This asana should be done on a neat, clean, calm and airy environment. It can be done on green grass or by spreading a mat or bed sheet on the floor. Spread a bed sheet or mat on the floor and sit upon it for the practice of this asana. Now bend your left leg from the knee and put on the right thigh and right leg on the left thigh by bending. Keep both the legs in this way that heels of both the feet may touch to the stomach. Keep the back, chest, head, neck and spinal cord straight after coming in this position. Now put both hands on the knees and make asana (join thumb with the nail of index finger and all the fingers should remain in extending form for Gyana Mudara). Keep your eyes close or open or half-opened. You can concentrate and meditate in this asana. Stay in this position for 5-10 minutes and then increase time of this position till one hour slowly.

        After coming in Padhma Asana completely, concentrate your mind and awake your internal chakras and guess that all types of bed thoughts are removing from your body and clean, calm and fragrance air is entering in the mind and heart.

Benefits:

        Padhma Asana is very useful asana for the meditation and prayer. The person, who does the practice of this asana, can keep his body constant for a long time because the mind can be kept constant by keeping the body constant. Consistency of the brain is very needful for meditation. The practice of this asana awakens vital power from the Mooladhar Chakra and the vital power is stabilized in Sahastra Chakra (thousand Chakras). Mooladhara chakra is present between the anus and the navel whereas Sahastra Chakra is present in the brain. The practice of Pranayama is not possible without this asana. This asana makes the spinal cord and all veins and nerves of the body flexible and strong. It keeps fit to the breathing activity and is very useful for the persons, who do mental work. one gets success in concentrating on the mind by meditating on the middle portion between both the eyebrows by sitting in this asana. This asana keeps the mind happy and provides strength to the body. It ends the sadness and problems of the face. 

        This asana is useful in the treatment of insomnia and increases appetite. It avoids from the disorders of the back and throat. The practice of this asana helps in the treatment of knees pain, legs pain, arthritis, constipation, rheumatism and elephantiasis. This asana increases appetite and makes the digestion system strong. It makes the muscles soft and makes the thighs and calves very strong. This asana straighten spinal nerves. There is a stretch in thigh, knees muscles and nervous system in this asana because of which extra blood reaches from stomach to the heels and makes blood circulation normal.  

        The practice of this asana provides relief in the impotency and disorders of the vatta, pitta and kapha. It also increases erection power of the penis and sperm count. This asana is useful for both male and female.