Saturday, June 7, 2008

The Reverse Posture (Viparitakarani Mudra)

This asana is very helpful in youthful appreance and prevents premature aging and produces refreshment as well as energy to the body.

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The Reverse Posture (Viparitakarani Mudra)


Lie on your back. Raise your legs and back, supporting your body by placing your hands under your hips. Make sure your legs are vertical and your toes pointed.

Close your eyes. Breathe slowly and deeply from the abdomen and concentrate on the gonads (sex glands). In the male, these are in the testis, and in the female in the ovaries. Stay in this position for about two minutes.

Benefits of The Reverse Posture (Viparitakarani Mudra)
Recommended for women who suffer from female disorders, irregular or painful periods and physical or mental discomforts during menopause. It restores the manly vigor.

Helps in optimum functioning of the sex glands.

Produces vitality and rejuvenation due to stimulation of the sex glands and the thyroid gland.

Like headstand and shoulderstand, this yoga also have the power to prevent premature aging and removes facial wrinkes.

Gradually increase the time to 10 mins although initially you can be in this position for few seconds.

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