Mukta means "to Liberate."
These are poses that free something. Usually wind.
Ardha or Eka Pada Pavanmuktasana
Swami Amritananda Saraswati
As you know, our bodies are composed of blood, flesh, bones, marrow, water, wind, electricity, etc.
Pavanamuktasana, Wind-Relieving Pose, Wind Removing Pose,, or Wind Liberating Pose is an asana.
Pavanamuktasana : Pavanmukta Asana - Wind Releasing Yoga Posture
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Wind Removing Pose, often used in Bikram Yoga.
Pincha Mayurasana ...
Wind-Relieving Pose (Pavanamuktasana) forms a part of Padma Sadhana, a special sequence yoga poses, taught in Art of Silence (Part-2 Course) and DSN Course.
Benefits of Wind-Relieving Pose (Pavanamuktasana)
Tones the leg and arm muscles ...
series of wind releasing postures; preliminary asana series ...
This Asana is so named because by performing Pavanamuktasana the difficulties due to the accumulation of gas are removed. Lie on the ground with back touching the ground and face pointing to the ceiling.
PAVANAMUKTASANA (One Leg)
The knee and thigh of one leg is pressed against the chest and belly in this asana. The gas trapped in the large intestine gets released in this Asana. Therefore, it is called 'Pavanamuktasana'.
a series of asana to harmonise the body and prana
Wide-legged forward bend with hands on hips
Prasarita Paddotanasana easy ...
Wind Removing Pose
Cures and prevents flatulence, which is the source of most chronic abdominal discomforts. Improves the flexibility of the hip joints and firms the abdomen, thighs, and hips.
Instructions and benefits for:
- Tadasana (Palm tree pose)
- Marchariasana (Cat Pose)
- Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
- Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
- Viprit Naukasana (Inverted Boat Pose)
- Sharnagat Mudra ...
There are some which can be practised by sitting, such as Paschimottanasana, Padmasana, etc. Some Asanas are done while lying down. These are Uttanapadasana, Pavanamuktasana, etc. Sirshasana, Vrikshasana, etc.
See also: Yoga, Asana, Prana, Body, Pranayama