The concept of asanas in Yoga system commences
with Pawanmuktasana series. The main idea behind these asanas is to
provide suppleness in the areas of body joints. We cannot practice
these asnaas properly without allowing suitable suppleness in the
joints. Pawanamuktasana offers right practice for making the joints
supple. This asana is quite important for those people who aspire to
do something great in the field of higher stages Yoga. You cannot go
for higher stages asanas without proper practice of this asana. The
proper practice of this asana provides flexibility in the joints and
removes the hardness of the muscles. You cannot forego this asana as
the subtle effect of this easy and natural practice affects the
entire body and mind.
Etymologically this word - pawanmuktasana
signifies three aspects which are pawana namely air, wind or the
vital breath, mukta is free and asana means the sitting posture;
thus this is a yoga posturethrough which the stagnant air of the
body joints is expelled. These stagnant airs are the reason behind
arthritis. The practice of this asana has a positive and subtle
impact even regarding the heart ailments and high blood pressure.
The best part is that one can perform this regardless of any age
consideration. Wherefore, these days this is being applied as
naturopathy and has become a popular part of modern medicine.
As most of the diseases are psychological, Yoga
is a method through which we can get into the hidden facts of mind.
Yoga provides agility and vigour and sets one stress free in just a
few moments. This helps in restraining the mind and in the
development of consciousness through which one can realize the main
reason behind the stress. Further depending upon the skill,
knowledge and personality one can also get the solution. Yoga raises
the level of consciousness and establishes a better understanding
between the mind and the body. This removes every dilemma and
physical afflictions. The initial part of Pawanmuktasana is quite
successful in the amelioration of joints related problems.