Yoga Pose: Deaf Man's, Ear Pressure (Karṇapīḍāsana)

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  • Deaf Man's

  • Karṇapīḍāsana

  • karṇa = ear
  • pīḍa = pressure
  • āsana = posture
  • Alt. Name:
    Ear Pressure
  • Category:
    Arm Balance and Inversion / Forward Bend
  • Difficulty:
  • Description:

    From a supine position, the feet come over the head and rest on the earth with the knees next to the ears and the arms extended behind the body with the fingers interlaced. The neck is flat on the earth. The eyes are closed. The gaze is inward. Take three big gulps to stimulate the thyroid.

  • Benefits:

    Creates a deep release and internal balance.