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ardha padmasana benefits

Ardha Padmasana benefits 

Place one foot on the opposite thigh and on the other foot the other thigh. This is known as “Virasana”.

Since the position of the legs is like half of that of Padmasana, the posture is called “Arddha Padmasana”.

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Benefits of padmasana:-

Below is list of technique 

  1. Sit stretching out both legs, hands by the side of the body, Palm on the ground, fingers together pointing forward.
  2. Hold the right foot with the left hand and the right ankle with the right hand and place the right leg on the left thigh.
  3. In the same way, place  the left leg under the right thigh.
  4. Sit erect, place hands on the respective knees, Gaze should be nasal or infront.
  5. While coming back, loosen your hands and stretch out your left leg first.
  6. Then stretch out right leg and return to the original position.

Benefits of padmasana:-

Point to be remember

  1. It is considered as a preparatory Asana for Padmasans, therfore, one should practice this Asana first.
  2. While in final position, the knees must touch the ground.