Yoga Postures - Vajroli Mudra (Thunderbolt Pose)



Vajroli Mudra (Thunderbolt Pose)

Method:

A) Begin in Shalabhasana, then place the palms on the ground beside the shoulders or under the thighs.

B) Lift the head and upper torso into the air by pressing the hands to the ground. Feel a gentle pressure in the small of the back, urinary tract, and reproductive organs.

C) The legs are also lifted as in Shalabhasana.

Benefits: Semen/ovum (bindu)  is prevented from being discharged; the power to retain this fluid is developed, enhancing long life. The Gherand Samhita says this pose is one of the best because it develops liberation.

Organs Helped: Urinary tract, reproductive organs.