Other Names

Mulbandh, Moolbandh, Mulbandha, Moolbandha, Moola-bandha, Root-Lock


However performance of Mool Bandh is easy with external Kumbhak. In this Bandh the region below the naval is affected.

How to do

  • Sit in any asan, preferably Padmasana or Siddhasana.
  • Perform either external Kumbhak or internal Kumbhak and contracting the anus draw the Apan Vayu upwards.
  • Stay thus as per capacity.
  • This technique is called Mool Bandh.


  • This Bandh is very beneficial for piles.
  • It stimulates the digestive power in the naval region.
  • This is an important Bandh for celibacy.
  • Our nerves and breath are brought under control.
  • It removes the weakness of excretory organs and dispels with constipation.

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