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Yoga in Varanasi

"The Way of the Sadhu"

Padangustha Dhanurasana (Foot-Big toe-Bow Asana in Sanskrit)

This exercise requires great back flexibility.

It is excellent for strengthening the lower back, legs and the arms. The pressure on the abdomen ensures good blood circulation and improves digestion. This asana helps to keep a young and trim body and an alert mind.

Swami Shiva Nand Jee, Varanasi, India

Photo by Yumi Soule, Text by JP Soule with Swami Shiva 2002