Asanas: Gomukhasana

  • This asana improves blood circulation, particularly in and around armpits.
  • It strengthens the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the knees.
  • It helps people suffering from backaches.


  1. Sit on ground, place the heel of the left leg under the right buttock.
  2. Place the right leg over the left leg and bring the heel of the right leg under the left hip as much as possible.
  3. Place the hands on the knees.
  4. The body and the spine should be kept straight.
  5. Close the eyes and concentrate on breathing.
  6. To achieve complete Gomukhasana place the right arm over the shoulder, so that the elbow is at the same level as the head.
  7. Place the left arm behind the back.
  8. Try and hold the fingers of both hands.


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