Vajrasana makes exceptionally strong and healthy body. Sanskrit word for “Vajra” means thunderbolt.The vajra or thunderbolt is considered as the weapon of a lord Indra, the lord the gods. Similarly, this asana may be considered as the king of all asanas related to the mind, the king of all the senses. Vajra is a main pulse (nadi) directly linked with the genito- urinary system which controls the sensual energy of a body. There are over all fourteen asanas in Vajrasana program. All these asanas are associated with the digestive system and physical energy of a person. Therefore, control of a vajra nadi leads to sublimation and control of sensual energy. Vajrasana series asanas are mainly advised in therapeutic yoga. There is hardly one person who has never been struck with sensual or digestive problems. After particular age even waist pain is a normal problem. The vajrasana series plays an important role in alleviating waist pain, spinal cord or shoulder pain. These are also quite effective during menstrual disorders and abortions like problems or even normal delivery. That is why these days various doctors recommend yoga for safe and normal delivery. There is no time boundation for these asanas with the only provision that you are on empty stomach and healthy. One can perform vajrasana even during menstruation. This relives one from pelvic strain, waist pain or burning sensation. During Vajrasana, the vital energy flow is towards sahsradhara from muladhara which helps in meditation. Thus, the sensual energy is promoted towards spiritual upliftment. Even that person afflicted with sciatica and slip disc that finds unable to sit in meditational poses, can practice vajrasana easily.
Steps To Do Yoga Vajrasana:
1. With knees, ankles and big toes thumb touching the ground, take a kneeling position.
2. One should sit on the heels and place your palms on the knees.
3. The spine must be upright and breathing should be deep.
4. expand the chest and draw the abdominal region inside.
Benefits Of Yoga Vajrasana
1.Vajrasana is beneficial for those suffering from blood pressure.
2. It strengthens the spine gives longevity to it.
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