Asana - Tadasana (Palm Tree)

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

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Stand erect with the heels together.
Hands are hanging down close to and facing the body.
Inhaling, raise the arm 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 fat on the feet.
  Thirty seconds up to three minutes.
It increases height.
Relieves constipation, obesity of the abdomen, hips and stomach, and helps avoid laziness.
It is helpful for pregnant women
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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