By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S
Tadagi Mudra is called
water pond gesture. Its name is derived from the shape of the extended abdomen
in which the abdomen wall takes a concave position. This is a kaya mudra i.e.
physical / postural gesture practice.
Tadagi = pond / lake / water pot / water pond
Mudra = gesture / lock / seal / mark
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This mudra takes the similar body posture of Uddiyana Bandha done during Pranayama. It is also called as barreled abdomen technique.
- Begin this gesture by assuming dandasana i.e. staff pose gesture
- Place your hands on the knees. At the same time make sure to keep your head and spine straight.
- Close your eyes and inhale. Concentrate on the mechanism of breathing by focusing on it. Relax your body.
- Now lean forward and exhale, bending at your hips and grasping the…