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Gomukhasana

 

 

Stages

 

1. From sitting pose bend the left leg underneath the right leg so that the left heel is touching the right buttock.
2. Bring the right leg over the top of the bent left leg so that the right heel touches the left buttock. Adjust the right knee so that it is above the left knee.
3. Place the hands either on the knee or on the respective foot whichever is comfortable. Hold the head, back and neck straight. Close the eyes and relax.

 

Benefits

 

1. Useful alternative to the other meditative asanas.
2. Outer muscles of the thighs are stretched.
3. Pelvic and reproductive organs are toned and massaged.
4. Cures cramp in legs, make leg muscles elastic.
5. Back become erect in meditative pose.
6. Good for pelvic structure, inner muscles of thighs, reproductive organs.

 

Precautions

 

Pain in knee.