How to practice Surya Namaskar Asana of yoga | Benefits of surya namaskar asana and its method
Surya namaskar is complete yoga process, without which yoga is in complete; this action itself is yoga.The way we take our every day meals, like this we have to do surya namaskar every day. This yoga helps us to massage our whole body. Regularly we have to do surya namaskar .With the help of surya namaskar we can gain our mental and physical power.
Surya namaskar Guide lines and Benefits of surya namaskar: –
It is generally practiced in the morning chanting mantras. There are 12 asana in Surya namaskar
Join your feet and Stand facing the rising sun.
1 Hasta pad namaskar : Raise your arms over your head and stretch your abdomen as much as possible
Benefits: Keep digestive on track, messages each muscle of your hands
2 Padhasta asan: Raise your arms over your head and shoulders with the palms touching each other and biceps touching your ears. Stretch your abdomen as much as possible and lean backwards.
Benefits: Keep digestive system on track, burn your calories.
3 Padhastasan: Bend forward and place your palms at the side of your feet. Touch the knee with your forehead and exhale deeply,
4 Veerasan: Take one leg back and place the other leg in the front with palms firm on the ground. Raise your head and inhale.
Benefits: are same in padahastaasan and veerasan
5 Parvatasan: Bring the leg that was in front next to other one and keep the hips off the, floor with your hands supporting the body in a push-up position and exhale.
Benefits: Promote blood circulation in the body, strengthens the skeletal system
6 Asthang namaskar: Lower your knees, chest and forehead, with your palms firmly on the ground next to your chest and elbows bent upwards and hold the breath here.
Benefits: Good for Chest
7 Bhujangasaan: Lower your waist and raise your upper body. Look upwards and keep your arms straight and inhale.
Benefit: Digestive system is on track and helps in curing constipation and other digestion related ailments.
8 Parvatasan: In this step the posture is same as in step 5
9 Veerasan: In this step the posture is same as in step 4
10 Padastasan: In this step the posture is same as in step 3
11 Hastasan: In this step the posture is same as in step 2
12 Prathana mudra: Stand like step first i.e. Stand with your feet together and palms folded in front of your chest and breathe normally. Like this some asana are repeated
Benefits of Surya namaskar
- Control Skin diseases
- Increase blood circulation
- Keep Digestive system on track
- Maintain the cardiovascular system of the body.
- Increase the height of children
- Increase the flexibility of the body
- Maintain lever
- Good for eye sight
With the help of surya namaskar we can develop attractive personality in our body. Everyone can do surya namaskar i.e. from 7 years child to 15 years.
Important Note of surya namaskara: – Person suffering from back pain, cervical, high blood pressure, heart problem should not do this exercise.