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It expands consciousness, harmonises the body, breath and nervous system, and promotes the feeling of calmness. The Asana has a calming effect and relieves tiredness, nervousness and depression. Straighten the arms only to the degree that the hips can remain in contact with the floor.

Stretches the back muscles and the muscles of the legs. Body weight is distributed between the hands and the soles of the feet. Extends the spine and stretches the hip flexors, thus is excellent in preventing a rounded back. In the second round, step the left foot forward between the hands in Position 6 and step the left foot back again in Position Khatu is the place on the edge of the Thar Desert in the west of Rajasthan, Indiawhere this greatly revered Saint lived for years.

The upper body and head are straight and in line. This Asana activates the Manipura Chakra. Bring the body forward until the shoulders are between the hands. Exhaling tuck the toes under, straighten the arms and legs and raise the buttocks high.

Upper body and arms form a line and the head hangs relaxed between the straight arms. Stretches all the muscles, ligaments and joints of the upper body and relaxes the organs of the abdomen and chest. Strengthens the back, arm and shoulder muscles. If one practices these exercises with regular discipline, Khatu Pranam also becomes a powerful tool in regulating the entire nervous system.


KHATU PRANAM – an invigorating sequence

Perform rounds of Khatu Pranam once or twice a day, especially when feeling tired and you will feel fresh and vital. Be sure not to over-extend the lower back.

All joints of the spine, shoulders and arms are relieved of strain and receive an increased supply of blood. The palms or fingers touch the floor.

KHATU PRANAM – For Daily Health & Harmony

This posture influences the Vishuddhi Chakra. One can balance strong emotions and overcome nervousness and depression. The body is erect, hands khqtu on the thighs. The feet rest flat on the floor. Bring the palms together and look towards the hands. Raise the head and look up. Holding the breath lower the hips to the floor and with the help of the hands lift the body up Bhujangasana.

Because more blood is supplied to the head, there is an improvement in concentration and eyesight. This posture influences the Anahata Chakra. The whole Khatu Pranam khati is invigorating and brings balance to body, mind and psyche. A detailed description of the benefits and effects of each position is found in Level 7.

Stimulates the flow of energy and increases the flow of the breath into the sides of the lungs. The entire nervous system is balanced and strengthened. The right side kkhatu the abdomen and chest rest on the right thigh. Stretch not only through the lumbar spine but also through the thoracic spine, so that the whole of the spine is evenly arched. Back, neck and head form a straight line. It broadens the consciousness to perceive the vital energy existing everywhere.


Bring the palms together and stretch the whole body up and slightly back. Holding the breath step the left foot back beside the right foot and raise the buttocks high as in Position 5. The soles of the feet should be flat on the floor.

KHATU PRANAM – an invigorating sequence

Level 7 Khatu Pranam Close navigation. Stimulates blood circulation and particularly increases the flow of blood pranamm the head.

Avoid this sequence of Asanas with very high blood pressure or dizziness.

Invigorates the whole body, balances energy flow and stimulates the function of kahtu glands. Raise both arms above the head. Raise the arms above the head and bring the palms together. Lower the hips to the floor and raise the upper body with the help of the hands, but only to the degree that the hips remain in contact with the floor. Inhaling raise the body with the arms extended above the head.