Asana - Tadasana (Palm Tree)

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

position.gif   taad.gif
1.
Stand erect with the heels together.
2.
Hands are hanging down close to and facing the body.
   
steps.gif  
1.
Inhaling, raise the arm to the side, keeping them straight.
2.
Interlock the fingers and stand on the toes while holding the breath.
3.
Stretch the body to its fullest extension. Exhaling, bring the arms down and stand fat on the feet.
   
time.gif  
  Thirty seconds up to three minutes.
   
benefits.gif  
1.
It increases height.
2.
Relieves constipation, obesity of the abdomen, hips and stomach, and helps avoid laziness.
3.
It is helpful for pregnant women
   
 
 
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 ?
The aim of sadhana is to divert the energies of the body and the mind towards the knowledge centers and to strengthen and activate them. What happens ordinarily is the opposite of this. The practitioner has to affect an upward flow of these energies through the spinal channel.

Video of the week