All that is required is a pitcher of lukewarm salt water and a glass. In the practice you will be required to drink about six glasses of water. Therefore, about two litres of warm water should be sufficient, though you can use your discretion as to the amount of water required. The salt should be added in the proportion two teaspoonsful per litre of water. Make sure the salt is clean, and fully dissolved in the water.

It is important that you use salt water, so that the water is not absorbed through the intestinal walls into the body. The aim is to ensure that the water passes from the stomach throughout the length of the intestines without any absorption whatsoever. If you use water without salt, then all the water will be quickly absorbed in the early part of the intestines, without ever reaching the bowels. The salt water creates a high osmotic pressure, much higher than pure water, preventing absorption and allowing the salt water to Hush through the system.


You will be required to perform five special asanas during the practice. These are tadasana, tiryaka tadasana, kati chakrasana, tiryaka bhujangasana and udarakarshanasana3.

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