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Benefits as given by BKS Iyengar
- Enhances lung capacity.
- Relieves sciatica and arthritic pain.
- Improves digestion and eliminates waste.
References: Light on Yoga & YOGA, The Path to Holistic Health and Yoga for Sports by BKS Iyengar.
Yoga The Iyengar Way by Silva, Mira & Shyam Mehta