Wind Release Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

Wind Release Pose  (Pavanamuktasana) The name is derived from the Sanskrit. Pavana, meaning ” wind ” mukta, meaning ” to release” and asana meaning ‘Pose’. This asana is beneficial in strengthening the digestive system. The practice of this Asana removes the blockage of gas from Abdomen. There for this posture is known as Wind Release Pose. Let us tell you in detail about the benefits and methods of Pawanmuktasana. The practice of Yoga asanas, including Pawanamuktasana may provide many benefits; however, it is not an alternative to conventional medical treatment for any disease.  It is recommended that you learn and practice Yoga under the guidance of a Yoga expert, to avoid any injuries.

Wind Release Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

Wind-Release Pose (Pavanamuktasana) What is pavanamuktasana? Steps and benefits of Pavanamuktasana.

. What is Pavanamuktasana?

Wind Release Pose (Pavanamuktasana) Pawanmuktasana is  known for the treatment of the stomach. In the problem of gas and constipation, where the practice of this asana is relieved, the respiratory method, in this posture is also very beneficial in curing colds. It is also easy to lose weight with the practice of this asana, so this posture should be practiced regularly.

. How to do Pavanamuktasana.(Compression Asana)

Lie flat on the back and stretch both your legs. Now inhale and press your bent legs on your chest with both hands.  Interlock the fingers around the knees. Stay in this position on some time. Suspend the breath for 5 seconds stretch the legs straight and return to the starting position.  Repeat this your right leg and then with both the legs. 

Wind Release Pose (Pavanamuktasana)


.   Strengthening the digestive system.

.    Increase Blood circulation.

.     Pavanamuktasana may help to  relax

many muscles.

.     It improves the joint flexibility of the

Spine and hips.

.     Relieves Constipation.

. Contraindications of the pawanmuktasana.

Do not do this asana if you have any problem of high blood-skin, heart disease, hernia, hapiricidity, menstrual, neck or waist. Do not do this asana even after the third month of pregnancy.


Wind Release Pose (Pawanmuktasana) is known as wind release pose and gas release pose in English. This easy proves better for people who have problems related to digestion. Apart from this, Pawanmuktasana has many health benefits such as cure the problem related to the intestine, relieve back pain, reduce fat and provide mental benefits, etc. Many people would not know much about Pawanmuktasana, it can be beneficial for our health. .

People also ask.

Question 1. What are the benefits of Pawanmuktasana?.

.   Massage internal organ

.   Reduce acidity

.   Get relief from constipation

.   Help in burning fat

.   Help lose weight

.   Increase spine flexibility

.   Blood circulation improvement

.   Beneficial for women.

Question 2.  Who should not perform Pawanmuktasana?

During illness, surgery, or any sprain or fracture, the person should avoid yoga practice. They can resume yoga after consulting experts. Do not exercise strongly after yoga. Do not practice yoga in adverse and extreme weather conditions (very hot, very cold or humid).

Question 3.  What is the other name for Pawanmuktasana?

As is clear from the name itself, this asana helps to remove unnecessary gas from the digestive tract of the stomach. Therefore, it is called Wind Releasing Pose in English.

Question 4.   Who is father of yoga?

Maharishi Patanjali:  Maharishi Patanjali is called ‘Father of Yoga’. Maharishi Patanjali propounded 195 sources of yoga, which were considered to be the pillars of yoga philosophy. The reading of these sources is called commentary. Maharishi Patanjali explained the glory of Ashtanga Yoga, which was considered important for a healthy life.

Question 5.  What are the Precautions and contraindications associated with Pavanamuktasana?

.   A person with back pain should not do Pawanmuktasana Yoga. Take advice of a yoga guru.

.   Even a person with pain in the knees should not do Pawanmuktasana Yoga.

.   A person suffering from beach disease should avoid Pawanmuktasana.

.   Women should not do Pawanmuktasana at the time of menstruation.

Question 6.  Which asana is called Queen of asana?

Headstand (sirsasana) and shoulder stand (salamba sarvangasana) are called the King and Queen of Yoga Asana.


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