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Gomukhasana- Tips, Benefits and Precautions by Yogacharya Kaushal



The name comes from the Sanskrit words Gow (गो) meaning "cow", Mukha (मुख, mukha) meaning "face" or "mouth", and Asana (आसन, Āsana) meaning "posture" or "seat". The word Go also means "light", so gomukh may refer to the light in or of the head, or lightness of the head. The asana gets its name because the thighs and calves of the person performing it resemble a cow's face, wide at one end and tapering toward the other. This Asana helps in increasing elasticity and is very good for legs, shoulders and arms...