Yoga A New Life Style ► 05 ►Asanas: Broad Divisions ► Nishidanasana

Posted: 14.09.2017

Asanas, which are performed comfortably in a sitting position, are called Nishidanasana. The following asanas are performed by varying the positions of hands, legs and the torso.

Sitting Posture:

1.

Sukhasana

2.

Swastikasana

3.

Padmasana

4.

Yogamudrasana

5.

Vraddhapadmasana

6.

Utthitpadmasana

7.

Utkatasana

8.

Gauduhasana

9.

Gaumukhasana

10.

Janushirasana

11.

Paschimothasana

12.

Ardhamatsyendrasana

13.

Ushtrasana

14.

Simhasana

15.

Brahmcharyasana

16.

Siddhasana

17.

Hansasana

18.

Kukkutasana

These asanas award practitioner physical, mental and emotional well being. With regular practice of these asanas a person achieves physical health and mental development. Humanity and strength are acquired and the steps on the path of spirituality are ascended with ease through practice of Siddhasana, Yogamudrasana and Padmasana. Tensions are also released. There is all round development and practitioner acquires spiritual powers.

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Title: Yoga A New Life Style
Author:
Muni Kishan Lal
Translator: Smt. Mickey Singh
Editor: Dr Abha
Publisher: B. Jain Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Edition: 2017, 1st edition

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