vastra dhauti (cleansing the intestines with air)


  • Sit in a comfortable position.
  • Open the mouth and purse the lips like a crow’s beak.
  • Draw air down into the stomach through the open mouth in one sucking action or in a series of gulps. chose which method is easiest.
  • Fill the stomach as much as possible.
  • Then relax completely.
  • Do not try to expel the air.
  • It will come out through the large intestine in its own time.


  • Once or twice is sufficient.

Time of practice

  • This practice may be done at any time of the day but it is most useful just before large meal.
  • It should not be done during or after meals.


  • This practice stimulates the digestive system to work at a more efficient level.
  • It removes gas and wind and prevents hyperacidity and heartburn.