Pawanmuktasana: Best Health Benefits of Pawanmuktasana

Jagdish Tandia

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Pawan Mukt means the release of wind or wind. This asana helps in venting the stomach air, hence the name of this asana is Gas Release Pose. The procedure and benefits of performing Pawanmuktasana are given below.

Pawanmuktasan gets relief from gas

There is a very old saying in India that if the brain and stomach are healthy, then a man is rich. Meaning, that when the mind is calm and there is no stomach disease, then the person is fit and calm. The two are connected, to keep the mind calm, our digestive system must remain strong. Pawanmuktasana is the perfect treatment to get rid of stomach problems, gas, and constipation.

Pawanmuktasana Procedure

  • Lie on your back and feet together and join hands with the body.
  • Take deep long breaths and while exhaling, bring your right knee near your chest. Holding the thigh with your hands, press it on the stomach.
  • Again take a long deep breath and release your head and chest from the ground. Attach your chin to your right knee.
  • Stay in the posture and take long deep breaths.
  • Note: While exhaling, hold your knee tightly with your hands. Build pressure on the chest. Inhalation, let loose.
  • Exhaling, return to the ground and relax.
  • Do this whole process with the left leg and then with both feet.
  • If you want, you can swing back and forth slightly. Right-left can also swing 3-5 times and then rest.
  • Pawanmuktasana is a part of Padma Sadhana, which is taught in the Part-2 Course of the Art of Living and the Creation Program of the Divine Society.

Benefits of the Pawanmuktasana

  1. Strengthens muscles of the back and abdomen.
  2. Strengthens the muscles of hands and feet.
  3. Massages the stomach and other senses.
  4. Air is released from the stomach and helps indigestion.
  5. Increases blood circulation and relieves tension in the back and hip joint.
  6. Do not perform Pawanmuktasana in this situation. Contraindications of the Pawanmuktasana
  7. Do not do this asana if you have any problems with high blood pressure, heart disease, hernia, hyperpigmentation, menstruation, neck, or back. Do not do this asana even after the third month of pregnancy.