Dhanurasana is a Sanskrit word.It contain two words dhanu and asana.dhanu means dhanush or bow,and asana means yoga pose.thus the name is given bow pose.actually it totally resembles  like a bovine its final position.

It is really impressive pose as in this  pose both upper and lower part of the body means both halves of the body raises at the same time.

The abdomen and thigh appears as the wooden part of the bow and on the other hand legs lower part and arms resembles as the bowstring.

This asana combines the two asans-:bhujangasana and salabhasana.

The bow gives full backward bending to the whole spine and muscles of back,from neck to lower back.

Steps of Dhanurasana-:

  • Lying down to your belly first.
  • Put your hands on both the sides and your torso and palms facing upward
  • Make a small distance between both the legs and get relax.
  • Now exhale and bend your both knees and bring your heels close to your buttocks as possible
  • Now slowly fold the knee up and hold your ankle with your hands
  • Slowly raise your chin and then bend your head and neck backward
  • Inhale slowly and pull your legs up
  • Keep raising your head,neck,chin,chest,thighs and knees backward in such a way that only naval region touches the ground.
  • Hold the breath and maintain the posture as u can
  • Try to remain in this position for 20 to 30 second.if  it is difficult to maintain this posture up to 30 second then do it as long as you can,and slowly increase your stamina.
  • Now after holding this posture return to normal position slowly,lying quietly for a few  breaths

Benefits of Dhanurasana-:

  • Stress and fatigue buster
  • Tones arms and leg muscle
  • Help in weight loss
  • Helpful in overcoming lethargy
  • It massage liver and kidney
  • Control diabetes
  • flush the blood to the entire body parts thus it works as cleaning process
  • Strengthens  the spinal cord
  • Improves respiratory system and cures asthma
  • Massage thyroid and adrenal glands
  • Cures back pain
  • Gives strength to the shoulders
  • Works as a sexual vigor for a person
  • It sets the dislocated navel region
  • Treat slipped discs
  • It makes kidney healthy.

Contraindication and precautions-:

People suffering from following problems should consult their docter before performing this asana-

  • People heaving Heart problem should avoid this asan
  • High blood pressure patient should avoid this
  • Hernia
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Appendicitis
  • Colitis
  • Sciatica
  • Do not perform it immediately after meal
  • Those who have Chronic back pain do not practice this pose
  • Avoid during pregnancy
  • Should be avoided by those who have neck injury


  • yeezy boost 350

    My spouse and i were quite delighted Emmanuel managed to complete his investigations out of the precious recommendations he obtained from your web page. It is now and again perplexing to just possibly be handing out strategies which usually people could have been selling. We really recognize we’ve got the website owner to thank for this. The most important illustrations you have made, the simple blog menu, the friendships you aid to create – it’s got everything terrific, and it’s really making our son in addition to the family reckon that this topic is awesome, which is extremely pressing. Many thanks for all the pieces!
    yeezy boost 350 [url=http://destyy.com/wKO2Qu]yeezy boost 350[/url]

    April 27, 2019
  • adidas tubular shadow

    I and my friends appeared to be reading through the good guidelines on the website while before long developed a terrible feeling I never thanked the site owner for those strategies. My guys were totally thrilled to learn them and already have seriously been tapping into those things. We appreciate you turning out to be so thoughtful and for pick out this kind of cool topics most people are really desperate to understand about. My very own sincere regret for not saying thanks to sooner.
    adidas tubular shadow [url=http://www.adidas-tubular.us.com]adidas tubular shadow[/url]

    April 28, 2019
  • off white clothing

    I enjoy you because of your whole labor on this web page. My aunt enjoys managing research and it’s obvious why. My partner and i hear all relating to the powerful means you convey good tactics on your web blog and even invigorate response from other ones on that concern so our daughter is really studying a lot of things. Enjoy the remaining portion of the new year. Your doing a brilliant job.
    off white clothing

    May 9, 2019
  • balenciaga speed

    I definitely wanted to construct a brief word so as to say thanks to you for all the magnificent suggestions you are placing on this site. My rather long internet look up has finally been recognized with professional insight to write about with my pals. I would suppose that most of us visitors are quite lucky to be in a perfect community with many lovely people with insightful plans. I feel pretty lucky to have seen your entire site and look forward to plenty of more thrilling minutes reading here. Thanks once again for everything.
    balenciaga speed

    May 13, 2019
  • lacoste online shop

    I precisely desired to appreciate you again. I am not sure the things I would have accomplished in the absence of these strategies shown by you over such subject matter. It seemed to be an absolute intimidating condition in my position, but noticing the expert manner you resolved it made me to cry over gladness. I will be thankful for the service as well as expect you recognize what an amazing job you are always getting into instructing people using your websites. I am sure you have never got to know any of us.
    lacoste online shop

    May 18, 2019
  • fila disruptor 2

    I wish to show my passion for your generosity in support of folks that require help with that matter. Your special commitment to passing the solution along ended up being particularly good and has constantly enabled women much like me to attain their ambitions. Your warm and friendly facts can mean much a person like me and still more to my office colleagues. Regards; from each one of us.
    fila disruptor 2

    May 30, 2019
  • michael kors handbags

    I intended to put you that tiny note to thank you very much once again considering the fantastic tips you have featured on this page. This is simply unbelievably generous with you to provide unreservedly what exactly most people would have offered for an electronic book to get some profit for themselves, precisely given that you might well have tried it if you desired. The suggestions additionally acted like the fantastic way to know that many people have a similar fervor much like my very own to see a good deal more with regard to this issue. Certainly there are some more pleasant sessions ahead for individuals who scan your blog.
    michael kors handbags

    June 3, 2019
  • curry 5 shoes

    Thank you so much for providing individuals with such a brilliant chance to read articles and blog posts from this site. It’s always so superb and as well , packed with fun for me personally and my office fellow workers to visit your website not less than thrice weekly to read through the latest things you have got. Of course, I’m so always astounded with the effective tricks you serve. Selected 2 ideas on this page are in reality the most beneficial we’ve ever had.
    curry 5 shoes

    June 7, 2019
  • golden goose outlet

    I simply had to appreciate you once more. I do not know what I would have used in the absence of the type of smart ideas shared by you on my field. This has been the frightful dilemma in my view, nevertheless finding out a new expert approach you dealt with it took me to weep over fulfillment. I’m just thankful for your help as well as sincerely hope you really know what a powerful job your are getting into educating many others using your blog post. Most likely you haven’t met all of us.
    golden goose outlet

    June 10, 2019
  • off white shoes

    I precisely wished to say thanks all over again. I’m not certain what I would have followed without the tips and hints provided by you regarding my industry. Completely was a real frightening case in my position, however , noticing your professional technique you dealt with it took me to weep for happiness. I am thankful for your information and then wish you find out what an amazing job that you are undertaking educating the others via your website. Most likely you have never encountered any of us.
    off white shoes

    June 14, 2019
  • cheap jordans

    I found your blog site on google and examine a couple of of your early posts. Proceed to keep up the excellent operate. I just extra up your RSS feed to my MSN Information Reader. In search of ahead to reading more from you afterward!?
    cheap jordans

    July 1, 2023
By creating an account you are accepting our Terms & Conditions