Yoga Postures - Maha Bandha (Great Lock Pose)



Maha Bandha (Great Lock Pose)

Method:

A) One leg is extended (as in Maha mudra); the other leg is placed on the extended thigh.

B) The stomach is filled with air, while in Jalandhara pose, and the breath is held.

C) Air is slowly exhaled when air can no longer be comfortably retained.

Benefits: The life breath enters the sushumna. The body becomes robust. Bones and ribs are strengthened. Doshas: VP-; Best for Vayu.