Kandapeepanasana is difficult to perform. This asana presses the Kanda (the place near the navel). So it is called Kandapeedanasana.

Technique of Kandapeepanasana:

  • Sit on the floor. Bend the legs at the knees.
  • Bring the feet towards the trunk until the heels are close to the perineum, and keep the knees on the floor.
  • Join the palms in front of the chest.
  • Keep the trunk erect. Keep the nose, the palms and the feet in a vertical straight line.
  • Breathe in tin normal way.
  • This asana should be practiced with caution Persons whose thighs and calves are heavy will find it difficult to practice this asana. T
  • hose having a slim body can perform this asana comfortably.

Advantages of Kandapeepanasana:

  • Kandapeepanasana cures all kinds of ailments and disorders of the knees. It also cures arthritis.
  •  It strengthens the calves, arteries and veins.
  • It stimulates Kundalini Shakti.
  • This asana is the same as Padmasana or Siddhasana, so it has all the benefits of Padmasana and Siddhasana.




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