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When the body's digestive system functions well, all other parts work perfectly with the energy received from it, creating a life that’s full of happiness. Talasan, Padahastasan, Paschimottanasan, Vajrasan, Suptavajrasan, Shashankasan, Bhujangasan, Shalabhasan, Nauli, Uddayan bandh are quite useful for keeping the digestive system active. In the series of asanas today, we present Shashankasan.
Spread a mat. Sit in the Vajrasan pose.
Keep your waist, neck, and head straight.
Keep your arms straight and place the hands on your knees.
Take a deep breath and raise the arms upwards, with the palms facing forward.
Exhale and bend down, bringing the hands forward, towards the ground.
Keep bending till your head and palms touch the ground.
Hold this position for a while.
Return to the original position slowly while inhaling.
Exhale and keep both hands on the knees. Repeat 3-4 times.
The intestines, liver, pancreas are influenced
Beneficial for the lungs
Useful for heart patients
Pacifies mind and resolves stress
Beneficial for asthma patients
Apart from Yoga practice, nurturing plants, looking after pets, following a disciplined life that gives rise to inner happiness, and developing positive thoughts and outlook also keep intelligence and digestion healthy. On the other hand, food and lifestyle that’s antagonistic to one's constitution can hamper the digestive system
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