The word dhanu in Sanskrit means bow. The body resembles like a bow in this asana. Lie down on ground with face downward. Bend your legs and grasp your ankles with your hands keeping all five fingers of your each hand on inner side of legs. Bend your neck backwards and look at the sky. Entire body Comes rest on your navel. Bend the body in bow shape. Slowly comeback to original position while exhaling the breath and relax in Shithilasana on right side.
This asana provides full of exercise to the spine which becomes more elastic, It benefits the kidneys, entire digestive region and the abdominal disorders. It provides sufficient exercise to neck, ribs, and lungs. It helps to get rid of obesity, menstruation problems and uterine disorders.