Vajrasana


Vajrasana

vajrasana

 


Vajrasana

Vajrasana is also called as the diamond pose or the thunderbolt pose where the word Vajra stands for thunderbolt or the diamond and asana means posture or pose. It is one of the basic poses and is used while practicing pranayama or breathing exercises and sometimes while practicing Dhyana or meditation. It is also practiced in between asanas when you feel tired and want to relax for a while. This asana or pose can be safely practiced by everyone except for those who have weak knees or some knee problem. There is another form of Vajrasana that is called as the Supta Vajrasana where Supta means lying down. There are several benefits of Vajrasana and other asanas connected to it: It is great for your digestive system and helps to strengthen it and treat problems related to it. It also gets rid of excess wind or gas in your belly and promotes good digestion. It is beneficial to practice this asana after having your meals as it aids digestion. This asana or pose is also great to add strength to your calf and thigh muscles.