Trikonasan (Triangle pose)
position.gif   trikon.gif
1.
Stand straight, keeping the feet apart.
2.
Keep the right foot straight and left foot at 90 degrees to the right foot.
   
steps.gif  
First Type :
1.
Place the hands on the side of the body.
2.
Place the left hand near left footpad.
3.
While inhaling, raise your right hand over the head until it is parallel to the floor.
4.
Touch the ear with the right shoulder.
5.
While exhaling, bend the hand and trunk at the waist to the left side.
6.
The head should turn sideways while looking straightforward.
7.
Retain the breath ten second in this pose. Inhaling, come to the original position.
8.
Repeat in the same fashion for the other side of the body.
   
Second Type :
1.
While inhaling, raise both hands. While exhaling, bend the trunk to the front.
2.
Place the right hand to the left foot, and now twist to the left.
3.
Keep the left arm upwards, looking up.
4.
Reverse the process for the other side.
   
time.gif  
  One minute up to three minutes.
   
benefits.gif  
1.
It trims the waist, lungs and spine, reduces obesity of hips and waist, and strengthens muscles of the legs, removes constipation, gases, dyspepsia and weakness of the intestine.
   
I Seek Refuge In The Enlightened Ones
Every man has a right to freedom. In ethics, though, both independence and dependence have relative importance. There can be no absolute independence without dependence...

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.

Video of the week