Makarasana (Crocodile pose)

This posture resembles a crocodile resting in the ocean. The crocodile keeps its neck and face
above the water. The same shape is seen here.

 
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Lie on the chest and stomach. makrasan.gif
   
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Lift the head and chest.
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Bend the arms at the elbows.
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Rest the elbows on the ground.
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Form a cup shape with both hands. Place the head on the heels of the hands.
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An alternative process is to cross the arms in the prone position.
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Keep each palm on the opposite shoulder.
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Place the head between the palms.
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Breathe normally.
   
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  Thirty seconds to three minutes.
   
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It helps in removing pain of the neck and jaws.
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This posture rests the body and keeps the spine and neck straight.


How to train the mind
We have drawn a circle around the mind. We do not want to cross this circle. It is not possible to assess the potential of the mind without breaking this cordon. The mind can know the thoughts of other minds also and influence them. It can send and receive messages to and from other minds also.

Do You Know ?
Breathing through the left nostril activates the right hemisphere of brain and breathing through right activates the left hemisphere. Practice of Alternate breathing helps in development of a balanced personality by balancing the activities of the hemispheres and the nervous system.

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