Chandra Namaskar (4)

Hanumanasana (Lord Hanuman Pose)

Associated Mantra:

  • "Aum Niskaraya Namah"
  • Pronunciation: "Om Nis-kara-yay Na-mah-hay"
  • Translation:
  • Body Posture:

  • Extend the arms overhead, looking up.
  • Raise the left knee one or two inches above the floor.
  • Breathing:

  • Complete the Inhale from the previous pose.
  • Mental Focus / Visualization:

  • Concentrate on Anahata Chakra - The 'Heart' Chakra.
  • Specific Health Benefits:

  • Increases flexibility and strength in the legs and pelvis.
  • Cures sexual ailments and increases flexibility prior to childbirth.
  • Develops confidence and courage.
  • Variations:

  • You can remain in the pose for several deep breaths.

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