The Entwined Lotus

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The Entwined Lotus: wrap your hands back and grasp the sides ojyo feet, unite (the pranas) for one complete cycle and draw your sides in; extend your arms back and lower your forehead to the ground.

Starting Position

0. Sit with your logs extended forward and your hands on your knees.

Initial Phase

1. Inhaling in tour counts, extend your arms over your head and cross your legs in the vajra posture.

2. Exhaling in tour counts, extend your arms straight back behind you and lower your forehead to the ground in front of you.

Central Phase

3. Inhaling in tour counts, wrap your arms behind your back, your right starting from your right side and finally grasping the inner side of your right foot, and your left starting from your left side finally grasping the inner side of your left foot straighten your spine and open your chest.

4. Holding closed for four counts, strongly draw your sides in and unify the upper and lower pranas. At the end extend your arms over your head and simultaneously perform a Bep in the lotus pose.2*8

5. Exhaling in four counts, extend your arms straight back behind you and lower your forehead to the ground in front of you.

Final Phase

6. Inhaling in four counts, extend your arms over your head and your legs straight forward.

7. Exhaling in four counts, grasp the outer sides of your feet and pull them, bringing your forehead to your knees.

Benefits

The Overcoming oj Obstacles says:

To eliminate obstacles related to blockage oj the prdna, ij (the pranas) are blocked in the body, (practice) the Entwined Lotus ™

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As stated, chis yan.ra is generally recommended when the pranas, on

account of ^guMty * their functioning, have spread out of control and are blocked; m parucular ,t is very effective in the damnation of Z

orders caused by paralysis or blockage of the prana circuit of the body.290 W circulation in any part

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Thf. Ali.-Inclusive Mi-thou of the Seven Lotus Poses

4. The Suspended Lotus

The Suspended Lotus: (place) your hands at your secret place and raise your crossed legs; holding closed for one complete cycle, pull up the lower pram and (then) perform a Bep; extend your arms hack and lower your forehead to the ground before you.

Starting Position

0. Sit with your leos extended forward and your hands on your knees.

Initial Phase

1. Inhaling in four counts, extend your arms over your head and open your legs wide apart.

2. Exhaling in four counts, place your fists on the ground in front of your secret place and cross your legs in the vajra posture.

Central Phase

3. Inhaling in four counts, straighten your arms and back, raise your crossed legs, placing the weight of your body on your fists and straightened arms, and remain suspended.

4. Holding closed for four counts, forcefully pull up the lower pram. At the end, open your arms and perform a Bep in the lotus posture.291

5. Exhaling in four counts, extend your arms straight back behind you and lower your forehead to the ground in front of you.

Final Phase

6. Inhaling in four counts, extend your arms over your head and your legs straight forward.

7. Exhaling in four counts, grasp the outer sides of your feet and pull them, bringing your forehead to your knees.

Benefits

The Overcoming of Obstacles says:

To eliminate obstacles related to blockage of the prdna, if (the prdnas) are blocked in the channels, (practice) the Suspended Lotus.292

As stated, when the prdnas are dispersed in a disorderly manner and are blocked in the structures of the subtle channels, nerves and veins, by applying this yantra one

; can overcome all the disorders of the präna.

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