Uddiyana Bandha
Upward Abdominal Lock

Uddiyana Bandha or the Abdominal Lock is one of the three main Bandhas or locks practised by yogis. Uddiyana Bandha is described in the yogic texts Hatha Yoga Pradeepika, Gheranda Samhita and the Siva Samhita. Uddiyana Bandha is said to activate the Manipuraka Chakra and channels the pranic energy upwards.

Manipura Chakra and channels the pranic energy upwards.

Respiratory diaphragm, Knees, Thighs, Hips, Ankles



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