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YOGA POSTURES: Mayurasana, Peocock Pose

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Mayurasana-Peacock Pose

Meaning of 'Mayura', a Sanskrit word, is ‘Peacock’. While doing this asana, the of body looks like a ‘ Peacock’. Thus it is named so.

HOW TO DO MAYURASANA


As it is one of the difficult type of asanas, you should have prior knowledge about other easy asanas. You can sit in Vajrasana and start doing Mayurasana. This is a difficult type of postures. so practice it slowly and avoid remaining for more time in this posture in the beginning. (Image courtesy By http://theholisticcare.com [CC-BY-3.0], from Wikimedia Commons)

Alternatively:
  1. Lie down flat on the floor, on your abdomen.
  2. Then try raising your whole body with the support of your palms, which would be firmly grounded on the floor with fingers pointing backward.

Another method:
  • Sitting on your upper scales, put your knees touching the floor.
  • Then stretch out the fingers of hands and firmly place the palms on the floor or the Yoga net.
  • Ensure that your elbows remain on both the sides of your navel.
  • Now start stretching both legs together and come a little bit forward, but slowly and cautiously, After that try raising your upper part of the body.
  • Once the upper part of the body is raised up, straighten both of your legs together like one stick.
  • Now your posture would be as shown in the image.
  • To get released from the asana is not so difficult; you can devise your own easy method that do not hurt your body.

BENEFITS OF MAYURASANA

  • The Mayrasana (Peacock Posture) provides exercise to all of the parts of the body.
  • It helps in toning up of some of the internal organs like liver, kidney and pancreas
  • Those who have stomach disorder would be benefitted by doing this asana.

  • Mayurasan keeps the whole body in balanced and concentrated position.

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