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KHATU PRANAM – For Daily Health & Harmony
Asana is included in the following categories: Back, neck and head form a straight line. The body is erect, hands rest on the thighs.
If one practices these exercises with regular discipline, Khatu Pranam also becomes a powerful tool in regulating the entire nervous system. Chin, chest, knees and toes touch the floor. Bring kkhatu heels to the floor, so the whole of the foot contacts the floor. Bring the right foot forward between the hands and place the left knee on the floor.
The buttocks are slightly raised.
The soles of the feet should be flat on the floor. It expands consciousness, harmonises the body, breath and nervous system, and promotes the feeling of calmness.
The lungs are expanded and the breath spreads into all areas of the chest, particularly into the sides of the lungs. Khatu Pranam strengthens, stretches and relaxes the muscles of the pdanam body, promotes flexibility of the spine and regulates glandular activity.
Straighten the arms only to the degree that the hips can remain in contact with the floor. Allow the upper body to hang forward completely relaxed. It relaxes the neck and shoulders, deepens the breath into the back and releases tension in the back.
The back is evenly extended.
KHATU PRANAM – an invigorating sequence
Khatu is the place on the edge of the Thar Desert in the west of Rajasthan, Indiawhere this greatly revered Saint lived for years. Holding the breath bring the left foot beside the right and straighten the knees. This Kharu activates the Manipura Chakra. Be sure not to over-extend the lower back. The Asana has a balancing influence on the Svadhishthana Chakra. The right side of the abdomen and chest rest on the right thigh. Stretches the whole spine and front of the body. Extends the back and stretches the muscles of the hips and pelvic floor.
The more advanced levels of Khatu Pranam are practiced in coordination with the breath and with concentration on the energy centres of the body Chakras pransm described in Level 7. Exhaling lower the arms and place the hands beside the foot on the floor, as in Position 6 or Stretches the back muscles and the muscles of the legs.
Inhaling step the right foot between the hands and lower the left knee to the floor. Khatu is a village in Rajasthan, India.
Gaze is directed towards the navel. Improves balance and leg stability.
Press the hips forward slightly and lift the body up. Therefore it is beneficial to include this sequence in your daily exercise programme from the first level.
Stretches the prwnam muscles and helps foot strain and venous return. The hands rest on the thighs. The posture relaxes the pelvic region and is of benefit to the organs of the lower abdomen.
The head hangs relaxed between the straight arms. It broadens the consciousness to perceive the vital energy existing everywhere. Yoga in Daily Life – The System. Stretches the whole of the upper body, especially along the sides of the chest. Inhaling step back with the right foot, lower the right knee to the floor and look up, as in Position 6. Circulates blood to all organs of the pelvis, abdomen and chest, and stimulates function of all glands.
This posture influences the Anahata Chakra. If it is possible, place the palms of the hands on the floor. Deep, diaphragmatic breathing is promoted which stimulates the flow of energy throughout the whole body. Extends the back and stretches the hips, promoting good posture and a relaxed meditation pose. Invigorates the whole body, balances energy flow and stimulates the function of all glands.
Place the palms together and look towards the hands. On a spiritual level, Khatu Pranam is like a cosmic dance or Mudra spiritual expression. Bring the body forward until the shoulders are between the hands.
KHATU PRANAM – For Daily Health & Harmony
Inhaling raise the body with the arms extended above the head. Avoid this sequence of Asanas with very high blood pressure or dizziness. Khatu Pranam also makes the spine more flexible and promotes healthy function of organs and glands. Stimulates blood circulation and particularly increases the flow of blood into the head.
This exercise, which harmonises body, mind and soul, is the outcome of research and experience extending over many years. The toes are tucked under and hips are raised from the floor.
Stimulates the function of all internal organs and muscles, as well as the sense organs in the head eyes, ears etc.