Maha Bandha

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Maha bandha (Sanskrit: महा बंध, Mahā Bandha), translated as "The great bandha" is one of the internal locks or bandhas described and employed in yoga.

Practice[edit]

In a meditation pose for the duration of Bahir Kumbhaka all three bandhas are gradually assumed and held, in the following order: Jalandhara Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha and finally Mula Bandha. Releasing of the bandhas goes in the same order.[1]

Precaution[edit]

All precaution from all three assumed bandhas should be considered.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maheshwarananda, Paramhans Swami (2000). "Maha Bandha". Yoga in daily Life - The System. Ibera Verlag - European University Press Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H. p. 429. ISBN 3-85052-000-5.