In this asana, the upper part of the body is completely turned and twisted. The spine, the muscles of the hands, the legs and the back are stretched.

Technique :

  • Sit on the ground with the legs stretched out.
  • Place the left leg near the right knee, stretching out the left hand behind the back, with the palm of the hand flat resting on the ground.
  • Then press the left knee with the right arm and put the palm on the ground.
  • Keep the waist erect and look as far backward as possible.
  • Practice this asana four to six times a day turning to the left side and to the right side alternately.
  • Gradually, increase the time. The limit is five minutes.

Advantages :

  • This asana strengthens the spine and activates the nerves.
  • he mouth of the Sushumna opens and Kundalini Shakti is sublimated.
  • This asana invigorates the muscles of the loins.
  • Purna Vakrasana bestows all the benefits gained by performing Ardha Vakrasana.

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