Jain View Of Life: 4.3.01 Tadasana

Published: 19.01.2012
Updated: 02.07.2015

Tadasana (Palm tree)

The shape of this asana is like a palm tree, hence the name.

Position:

Stand erect with the heels together. Hands are hanging down close to and facing the body.

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Process:

Inhaling, raise the arms to the side, keeping them straight. Interlock the fingers and stand on the toes while holding the breath. Stretch the body to its fullest extension. Exhaling, bring the arms down and stand flat on the feet.

Time:

Thirty seconds up to three minutes.

Benefits:

It increases height. Relieves constipation, obesity of the abdomen, hips and stomach, and helps avoid laziness. It is helpful for pregnant women.

Sources

Jain View Of Life

Publisher: Adarsh Sahitya Sangh

Edition: 1st Edition 2000

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