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Following are the two simplest ways to cure Navel Displacement
1. Make the patient lay comfortably on back, chin up and both feet closed together with tows
pointing straight up. Observe closely both the tows. One of the tows shall be lower than the
other if the patient is suffering from the Navel Displacement. The normal person not suffering
from Navel Displacement shall be found having both tows equal in height. Now, at a distance
of 4-6 fingers from the ankle towards the knee, press the points 4-6 times along the sheen
below the bone with your both hands. Do it to both the legs. Observe both the tows again.
You will now find both the tows having equal height..! The displaced Navel has come back to
its original position. Ask the patient to turn slowly on one side and get up smoothly. Then,
make the patient eat some light snacks or food.
2. Lit an earthen lamp or the lamp made from the wet flour. The wick must be placed in the
centre of the lamp. Preferably use the mustard [Sarson] oil in the lamp. Or you can
alternatively need not use the mustard oil and the wick, just lit a small piece of Camphor
[KAPUUR used in the puuja]. Make the patient lay comfortably on back, chin up and both
feet closed together with tows pointing straight up. Now, place the lit-lamp on the navelcentre of the patient. Cover it with a glass made of steel. Remove the glass after 2 minutes.
You will find that the lamp isnt lit anymore. The patients displaced navel has come to its
original position because of the pull resulting from this process. Ask the patient to turn slowly
on one side and get up smoothly. Then, make the patient eat some light snacks or food. This
method is very useful when you are alone and suffering from the Navel Displacement.
1. Dont lift any object with a sudden jerk.
2. Dont lift heavy objects on an empty stomach.
3. Walk smoothly. Dont put whole pressure on one foot/leg while walking.
4. Dont lift the weight beyond the capacity of your physical body.
5. Dont remain empty-stomach for long durations.
6. Learn the Yoga-Aasanas and Praannaayaamas properly under the guidance of some
competent Yoga-practitioner before doing any Yoga-Aasana on your own.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
In Northern India, navel displacement is called Nabhi Chadna / Tharan Chadna. Just as a
misalignment occurs within the spinal cord, so a misalignment of the navel and stomach

muscles (rectus abdominus) also occurs. It is the condition when the navel centre shifts. In
most cases the navel will take a move in either an upward or downward direction; only
sometimes a sideways movement occurs. The displacement is directly connected with the
navel, nerves, stomach muscles and movement of Prana, and will affect each of these in some
manner. Normally this problem corresponds to weakening of ligaments related to large
intestine.The problem is said to occur more in women and may produce unaccountable
menstrual pain and excessive or scanty bleeding. The ailments caused by this particular
trouble usually involve only the abdominal area.
Uneven walking, running, unbalanced jumping, picking up heavy objects, a sudden twisting
or bending movement, sexual activity.
Symptoms are varied according to the direction of movement. For instance, if the navel has
moved up, there is a chance of constipation, vomiting or feeling of nausea. If the navel has
moved down then it leads to diarrhoea. Whichever way it moves, there is always pain in the
abdominal area which may extend into the back, buttocks, thighs and calves. After the navel
has shifted once, it is a problem which occurs frequently thereafter unless Yogic
precautionary practices are started.
The misalignment can be detected by using string to measure the distance from the large toe
of both feet to the navel centre. Lie down on the flat surface facing upwards. If there is a
difference in the length of these two measurements it indicates shift in navel position.
However, when measuring the position with string, care should be taken to ensure that the
body is correctly aligned.
The original position can also be detected in some people by feeling for a pulse in the area.
Lie on the flat surface facing upwards and press your thumb in the navel. If throbbing
sensation under the navel is there, it means pulse and navel are together, the position is
In men, the measurement can be taken from the right and left nipples to the navel. If
disparity in distance is there, it indicates the incorrect position.
Correct Yogic treatment for displacement and its adjustment eliminates this trouble within a
short period, say 3 to 4 days. The Asanas that should be mainly practised are those which give
equal backward stretch to the rectus abdominus muscles. Asanas such as Uttanpadasana,
Bhujangasana, Matsyasana, Kandharasana, Supta vajrasana, Chakrasana, Dhanurasana,
Makarasana, Naukasana, Matsyakridasana, will give relief. Shankhaprakshalana asanas can
also be effective. No forward bending Asanas can be practised excepting Shashankasana and
Marjariasana in some cases. After cure, practice of these Asanas should continue so that
stomach and back muscles strengthen and prevent further recurrence. Following is a method
of Uttanpadasana. It is very simple and easy to do.
Lie down straight on your back with the palms flat on the floor, legs straight and toes
Inhale and raise both the legs upwards up to 30degrees and hold it for 10 seconds,
Then 60 degree, again hold it for ten seconds,

Then 90 degree and hold it again for 10 seconds.

Then same way come back while exhaling.
While returning, place the feet slowly on the floor, avoiding any jerks.
After resting for a while repeat the exercise 3 to 6 times.
This Asana helps in keeping the dislocated navel in its proper place.
Those suffering from acute backache should practice it using one leg at a time.
This Asana strengthens the intestines and makes them free of diseases. It removes
constipation, gas formation, obesity and improves the digestive system.
It is useful in preventing displacement of the navel, heart disease, stomach pain, and
respiratory problems.
It is especially useful for back-ache, when performed using one leg at a time.
Normally elders have good knowledge about this problem. Some people cure this by
massaging the area near navel. Make sure they must have proper knowledge of massage
otherwise further damage may result.
Another massage technique is applied to different areas of the legs, corresponding to
acupuncture points. When this method is used, a piece of string is tied around the big toe 'to
keep things in place'.
Another method involves an herbal pack placed on the stomach.
These latter methods are local Indian methods usually practised in the villages. They
provide good treatment but fail to prevent recurrence. They can be used successfully in
conjunction with Asanas.
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------------------------------Test for Navel displacementif the navel is displaced in case of .a man or woman make him or
her do Uttanpadasana and then lie down in shavasana. Sit next to the patient in kaagasana.Then
bring all the five fingers together and place the tip of the fingers on navel of that person, if
throbbing is felt right under the navel then the navel is in its place., If it is felt above or below, to
the right or left it may be known that the navel it displaced at that point.
To confirm this, one could take a thread tie it on your index finger of the right hand and place it on
the navel and then the other side of the thread be held with the left hand and taken upto the left
nipple of the patient, thereafter carefully measure the right nipple with the thread. If the thread
falls short then it may be known that the navel is displaced upward and if it is bigger then it may
be confirmed that the navel is displaced downwards.
Note in case of women the test be done by taking the thread from the navel to the toes of the
Ways of setting it right on ones own
(1) For this do uttanpadasana then dhanurasana and chakrasana followed by matsyasana.
1.Uttanpadasana 2.Dhanurasana 3.Chakrasana 4.Matsyasana
(2) Do following exercises.