Exercise : Sit on asan as,right leg over left leg,bend the left knee and keep the left foot with the inner left thigh and sit on the left foot,now bend the right knee, bring over the left leg, place the right foot close to the left outer thigh.It is the crossed- leg position,raise the right hand over and behind the head,turn the hand from elbow,meanwhile take the left hand behind the backside and try to hold the first finger (tarjani) of right hand, hold this position for 1 minute, repeat it 4-5 times, then reverse the position,that mean change the legs.
Now left leg over right leg,bend the right knee and keep the right foot against the inner right thigh and sit on the right foot.It is again the crossed-leg position,raise the left hand over and behind The head,turn the hand from elbow,meanwhile take the right hand behind the backside and try to hold the first finger (tarjani) of left hand, hold this position for 1 minute,repeat this exercise 4-5 times,placing right ankle on the left side and the left ankle on the right side in this asan we are resemblin like the mouth of a cow so this great asan is called Gomukhasan (the cow pose).
Benefit : Gomukhasan (cow pose) is very good for feet, neck, breast/chest,arms and waist keep to stay away all the rigidity and energize the whole body. Gomukhasan must reduced excess fat which has accumulated in the waist,thigh, neck, breast/chest and other parts of body, enhances the body's ability to metabolize foods.
Due to fine exercise of spine in this asan, make the spine straight, quite elastic and strengthens, keep fit the nervous system; elasticity of spine keeps the practitioner fit & healthy.
Caution: Do not perform Gomukhasan without doctor’s advice if suffering from any major, disease or any surgery in pan abdomen area, or in huge enlargement (swelling) on testes and prostate.
Yoga demonstrated by - Ajay Srivastava (DNYS, MD-AM)
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