MATSYASANA OR FISH POSE

Matasya asana

Introduction:Nomenclature of the posture In Sanskrit the word Matsya means fish. The final pose of this asana resembles the shape of a fish. Hence the name. It is an excellent position for floating in water for prolonged periods of time. Classical reference of the posture: Muktapadmasanam krtva uttanasayanam caret Kurparabhyam sivo vestyam rogaghanam Matsyamasanam Assuming […]

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Padmasana

padmasana

PADMASANA Importance of name. Padmasana is one of the meditative postures, and it resembles a shape of a lotus.  In Sanskrit padma means lotus.  Sometimes it is also called Kamalasana. Hatha Pradipika says: Vamorupari daksinam ca caranam samsthapya vamam tatha daksorupari,pascimena vidhina dhrtva karabhyam dradham/ angusthau,hradaye nidhaya cibukam nasagramalokayet etadvyadhivinasakari yaminam padmasanam procyate// H.P.I.44 Scriptures […]

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