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Reviewed by Medindia Complementary Medicine Team on Jul 04, 2009


Mastery over this asana helps one to acquire many supernal powers. While doing this asana, One must not force the body. Be aware

of the feelings that the posture develops in various parts of the body. Let the mind move with the body movements. Close your eyes and taste peace.

Steps to follow (Siddhasana) :

1. Place the left heel at the anus, the terminalopening of the alimentary canal or digestive tube.
2. Keep the right heel on the root of the generative organ.
3. It should be in a way, that the knees and the heels, both lie upon the other.
4. The hands must be placed on either sole of the feet. Keep the eyes half closed.

Benefits :

# Practice of this asana helps in concentration and clarity of mind.
# It improves memory, digestion and the faculty of the mind.
# It is beneficial to those suffering from wet dreams.

Disclaimer For Yoga Exercise:

The yoga exercises depicted above in the line diagrams are only a graphic representation for the understanding of the asanas

or exercise. Please do not attempt to practise these without proper guidance from a trained Yoga instructor as these exercises can cause physical disability when done incorrectly.

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@Mahyesh, India

how long we need to sit in this Asana daily. Is there specific time?

@Lalita-aol, India

Great post...padmasana pose is also very helpful for backbone.

@san_b, India

Was very perfect and appropriate.

@soni.gupta, India

Nice, The meaning of Bhujangasana is well explained
The steps given are simple and clear.
The benefits are also clear to all.

Soni gupta

@nicekid, United Arab Emirates

don u think u should mention about breath out too?