Yoga for the Mind and Body

Swami Ramdev



1. Lie down on your stomach. Keep the palms on the ground, and both the hands near both the sides of the chest. The elbows should be lifted up and the upper arms should stick to the body.
2. The legs should be straight and the feet should join together. The feet should be stretching straight backwards and resting on the floor.
3. Inhale and lift the chest and head upwards. The lower part of the navel should touch the ground. While lifting the head, bend the neck backwards, as much as you can. Remain in this position for about 30 seconds.
4. In this way, repeat this exercise according to the capacity


  1. It is beneficial for cervical, spondilytis, slip disc, and all spine-related problems.It is beneficial for cervical, spondilytis, slip disc, and all spine-related problems.

“Yoga benefits the mind and body and helps it heal. In today’s stressful times, the mind is often in a tumultuous state. Dhruvasana stabilizes and soothes the mind. Garudasana is excellent for kidney and urinary problems; while Bhujangasana helps in alleviating spine related ailments.”



1. Stand straight, lift the right leg and keep it on the left thigh in such a way that the foot and ankle should be near the beginning of the thigh with the toes facing down.
2. Make the “namaskar” pose with both the hands. Remain in this position for as long as you can and repeat the exercise with the other leg.


  1. It removes the wavering of the mind.
  2. It develops the nervous system and makes it stable





1. Stand straight, then bring the right leg from the front and coil it around the left leg.
2. Coiling both the hands in the same way, form the “namaskar” pose.
3. Repeat this from the other side as well.


  1. This is especially beneficial for hydrocele, prostrate and kidney diseases.
  2. It cures pain and any abnormality in the hands & feet.
  3. It cures urinary problems.






Yoga4Swami Ramdevji is a world-renowned yoga guru and is well-versed in Sanskrit, Ayurveda and Vedic philosophy. His practical approach to yoga and research in the field of Ayurveda has won him millions of admirers. Swamiji, in association with Acharya Balkrishanji, a scholar and renowned Ayurvedic physician, established Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) in 1995 and Patanjali in 2006. His state-of-the-art medical facility at Hardwar, India treats more than 3000 people every day.

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