Jain View Of Life: 4.1.06 Naukasana

Published: 31.12.2011
Updated: 02.07.2015

Naukasana (Boat pose)

Position:

At the time of Naukasana, the shape of the body resembles a boat, so it is called Naukasana.

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Process:

Lie down on the stomach. Stretch your hands forwards and the legs backwards. Place a strain on the arms and legs. Raise them up on front and back. Ideally, only the abdomen will touch the ground.

Time:

Practice for three minutes. Increase on half minute per week. Breathe when raising the arms and legs, and then breathe out. Breathe normally while holding the posture.

Benefits:

It maintains muscular activity from the feet to the head. It removes disorders of the spine, and sluggishness. It improves the function of the lungs.

Sources

Jain View Of Life

Publisher: Adarsh Sahitya Sangh

Edition: 1st Edition 2000

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