Asanas: Janu Sirsasana

  • Janu means knee and sirsa means the head.
  • The digestive organs are excercised and toned.
  • Liver, spleen, kidneys and all other abdominal organs function well. Digestion improves.
  • The nervous system and the brain are also cooled.
  • It provides relief for people suffering from headache, migraine, high blood pressure & diabetics.


  1. Sit with legs extended forward.
  2. Bend the left leg at the knee, place the heel near the perineum allowing the left toe to touch the inner side of the right thigh.
  3. The right leg is streched and extended forwards. The left knee is extended outward in line with the thighjoint so that, the two legs make a fine obtuse angle.
  4. Hold the sole of the extended with the palms while keeping the lower side of firmly on the floor.
  5. Bend the torso forward enabling the head to touch the extended leg without curving the back or the chest and exhale.
  6. Remain for 30 seconds in this pose.
  7. Repeat with the other leg.


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