Yogic Asanas----Matsyendrasana
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Yoga Positions and Yoga Poses - Yogic Asanas

Yoga Positions and Yoga Poses - Matsyendrasana

Matsyendrasana Benefits: This asana makes the body toned and shapely. The face becomes radiant. It is very good for the digestive system. This asana helps all the abdominal organs. It tones up the muscles of the abdomen, thus reducing centre obesity. This asana enhances the practice of celibacy. It is believed to have amazing ability to reverse the effects of ageing. It increases the power of concentration. It cures various aches and pains of the body. This asana is also considered complimentary to Halasana, Sarpasana and Sarvangasana, and should be performed together with these for maximum benefit.

Caution: This is a difficult yoga asana but should be performed for the various benefits it gives to the body. Final posture can be attained with concentration.

Yoga Positions and Yoga Poses - Matsyendrasana Technique:

  1. Sit in Padmasana.
  2. Hold the right big toe with the fingers of the left hand.
  3. Keeping the right foot firm, turn towards the right side from the waist, stretching the right hand behind the back, catch the heel of the right foot.
  4. The spine should be twisted completely to the right.
  5. The gaze should be fixed on the tip of the nose.
  6. Inhale and exhale slowly with concentration.
  7. Initially perform for five seconds increasing the duration to three minutes gradually.

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