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Gomukhasana

Gomukhasana comes from sankrit word go means cow and mukh means head.The word Go also means "light", so gomukh may refer to the light in or of the head, or lightness of the head. The posture gets its name because the thighs and calves of the person performing it resemble a cow's face, wide at one end and tapering toward the other

How To Do

  • Sit in Dandasana (Staff Pose), then bend your knees and put your feet on the floor. Slide your left foot under the right knee to the outside of the right hip. Then cross your right leg over the left, stacking the right knee on top of the left, and bring the right foot to the outside of the left hip
  • Fold right leg at the knee and place it on the ground by the side of the left buttock.
  • Similarly bringing the left leg from above the right leg, place it on the ground by the side of the right buttock.
  • The two soles will remain out towards left and right side.
  • Place the palms on the knee one above the other and sit erect.
  • Or place the right palm above the left sole and left palm above the right sole, so that it will resemble the shape of a cowʒ?(tm)s ear. Look in front.
  • After some time return to the original position.

Benefits Of Gomukhasana

  • Stretches the ankles, hips and thighs, shoulders, armpits and triceps, and chest

Body Focus

  • Ankles
  • Hips
  • Thighs
  • Shoulders
  • Chest

Type Of Yoga Poses