Shatkarma – The Six Purification Methods in Hatha Yoga.
The Shatkarmas are the six purification techniques mentioned in Hatha Yoga Pradeepika. Shatkarma makes the body clean, strong, free of diseases. It removes toxins and improves concentration. It improves the flow of prana into the organs.
The six techniques are –
Dhauti, Bhasti, Neti, Trataka, Nauli and Kapalabhati.
Some of the techniques have more than one variation. Shatkarma techniques should be learned from an experienced yoga master.