& fixed but relaxed posture like dead body.
practiced to get rid of fatigue, strain, exertion etc.
both the legs and keep them at a distance of 1 or 1.5 feet
apart. Keep the heels facing inside and allow the toes to
fall outside and relax them.
both the hands little away, say 3 to 4 inches, from the
body and relax them. Keep the palms facing the roof and
the fingers half - closed.
the neck to any side and relax it. Further, relax the muscles
of the face. Keep the eyes closed with ease and without
pressure. Continue extremely slow breathing.
very aim of this asana is to relax each and every muscle in
the body. In order to reach or attain this aim it becomes necessary
to take the position in which one finds all the organs of the
body in a comfortable and soothing state. Breathing must be
one should prepare one's mind for releasing the Asana. Then
all the organs should be brought to their normal tone, and
then after preparing first the mind, then the body and then
the asana be released as under:-
the eyes and straighten the neck.
the hands beside and near to the body.
both the legs together and take the Supine Position.
this asana is meant for rest, its duration is not fixed. The
only principle to remember is to do this asana when the body
is tired and release when the desired rest is achieved.
movements are minimized, blood circulation is also minimized,
heart rate drops, respiration drops, mind becomes calm and relaxed.
This helps improve the functioning of brain, it can cure heart
related ailments, it also brings down Blood Pressure.
- Keep 1 to 1.5 feet distance between the feet.
- Hands 5 to 8 inches away from the body.
- Neck turned to any suitable direction or straight but relaxed.
- Keep your eyes closed.
- Try relaxing all the parts of the body.
- Do not wear tight clothes.
- Do not sleep in the asana.
Book:- Yoga Sopan
Author :- Yogacharya