Title: Ardha= half, Baddha= lock, Padma= Lotus, Paschima= West (decrease again), Uttana= Upward, Asana= Pose.

That means: Half Closed Lotus Again Stretching Pose. Drishti: Pada Angushta Drishti

Process: Sit on 1/3 of the mat with straight knees. Now comply with the directions;

Inhale, seize the large toe of the precise foot.

Exhale, place the precise foot on the within of the left thigh.

Inhale, convey the precise arm behind your again and grasp the precise huge toe.

Exhale, seize the left huge toe with the left hand.

Inhale, preserve the left leg on the ground, straighten the pinnacle and chest.

Exhale, place chin over left knee or left shin. (FINAL POSITION)

Inhale, carry the pinnacle and chest.

Exhale, go away the large toe and unfold the precise leg.

Repeat on the opposite aspect.


Idea: Spinal flexion isn’t sufficient.

It’s a sophisticated pose after reaching Paschimottanasana.
Therefore, that is the good Ashtanga Vinyasa model detox pose by Pattabhi Jois.
This can be discovered within the standing sequence.
Correction- press each thighs firmly in opposition to the ground.
Stretch the lumbar area to elongate all the backbone as you exhale.
Tailbone again and attempt to contact proper toes with proper fingers.
Since it’s an intense pose for stomach and pelvic organs, it’s best to keep away from it throughout gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), menstruation, being pregnant and migraines.
Remember the ten to twenty yogic breaths.


Prompts Manipura chakra or Naval or Photo voltaic plexus:
The big cavity of the physique is the stomach area. As a result of the pose compresses the stomach towards the backbone, the stress can journey firmly by the stomach organs.

Relieve liver and spleen enlargement:
STOMACH ACIDS releasing capacity by the gastric glands, GLYCOGEN conversion capacity by the liver, bile storage capability by the gallbladder, purple blood cell (RBC) storage capability by the spleen kind the SOLAR PLEXUS.

Cures stomach distension as a consequence of gasoline formation:
Continued chemical response of meals materials within the gastrointestinal tract can result in gasoline formation. That will even result in stomach distension and the lack of capacity to focus within the second. Common observe of this asana can regulate the SOLAR energy and scale back gasoline, both by digestion or by pushing to the small gut the place the BILE juice may also help.

Solves the “Vata” issues:
Gasoline formation not solely from the meals particles but in addition within the bloodstream which may accumulate at totally different ranges of existence akin to VAYU. The “Vyana Vayu” may be effectively distributed and successfully relieves such “Vata” or joint issues.

Relieves Constipation:
Because the digestive fireplace is enhanced with this asana, the digestion can be adequate.

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