JP 232-233


Translation:  Bring both feet over the head with the help of hands. Hold the toes forming the fist of the hands. Anus should be well placed o the ground. Gaze at the tip of the nose.


  • Traditional Yoga Text – Jogapradipyaka  says that this wards off all types of diseases
  • It stretches and opens  the groin, hips, hamstrings, chest
  • Improves flexibility of the body
  • Stimulates the reproductive organs
  • Strengthens the upper back and shoulders .. they resist the natural tendency to fall  forward
  • Opens the chest and deepens breathing
  • Relieves stress, tension, anxiety and depression
  • Increases the immune system
  • Increase the energy flow throughout the body
  • Creates a complete energy circuit
  • Brings your attention and focus inward