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Tulasana: How to do it Perfectly? (10+ Benefits with Video)


What is Tulasana?

Tulasana is roughly translated in English as scale pose. It is also called a raised lotus pose.

Tula or Tola in sanskrit means scale, asana is pose or posture.

It is called by many names such as Balance Pose, Dolasana, and Utthita Padmasana.

Practioner Level

This is an intermediate level yogasana which can be performed by the person who is already been practicing the yogasana from quite a bit of time.

You can use the yogasana mat suggested below and the yoga dress for your convenient.

Tulasana Effects

Tulasana effects your Arm, Abdomen, Spine, Shoulder, Hip, and Wrist.

11 amazing Tulasana benefits

  • It makes your arms, wrists, and upper body region powerful.

  • Tulasana help strengthen your shoulders.

  • Creates a balance in your whole body.

  • Tulasana relaxes the muscle and calms down the mind.

  • It gives a massage effect to your abs and internal organs.

  • Tulasana helps you have a fit stomach.

  • Proper supply of oxygen as you inhale profoundly by pulling up your abdomen tight during Tulasana.

  • It enhances the feeling of equalization of your whole body framework.

  • It unwinds the muscles.

  • Your focus of eyes gets increased as you need a single focus point during Tolasana.

  • It helps you develop a healthy connection between your body and mind with a sense of calmness.

  • The core functionalities get boosted up.

Preliminary Asanas

You can do Padmasana, Baddha Konasana, Janusirsasana, Ardha Matsyendrasana, Garudasana or Virasana before doing this asana.

Check out the details on how to do padmasana.

How to do Tulasana?

Here is a step by step procedure on how to do Tolasana.

  • Sit comfortable on the floor.
  • Relax your body by breathing deeply and slowly for about 5 times.
  • Be seated in the Padmasana.
  • Take the support of your both hands and press them on the group.
  • Ensure you keep the hands straight.
  • Raise or life your abdominal area after lifting your body with hands support.
  • Stay in this position for about 30 seconds.
  • Release the abdominal area and sit down on the ground.
  • Once try to repeat the procedure by lifting your body with hands support and swing the body.
  • Repeat the procedure for 3-5 times.
  • Release the padmasana and be seated in your comfortable posture.

Tulasana Video

Please do watch the below video for better clarity on the asana on how to perform it.

Follow-up Asanas for Tulasana

You can do Shirasasana after doing Tulasana. Check out the details on how to do shirasasana.

Note of Caution

Do check out the note of caution section before doing the spiritual practices.


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