Sun is the source of energy for the entire world and keeping this in mind our ancient sages created this unique way of energising the entire body . Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar if done in morning sun rays then it increases its benefit , also when it is done with Mantras suggested then it also gives you mental strength .
Surya Namaskar is a sequence of 12 Yoga asanas performed at one go . One thing has to be remembered that once you move backward then inhale and when you are moving forward the you have to exhale .
Here are 12 mantras for 12 postures
- ॐ मित्राय नमः ।
- ॐ रवये नमः ।
- ॐ सूर्याय नमः ।
- ॐ भानवे नमः ।
- ॐ खगाय नमः ।
- ॐ पूष्णे नमः ।
- ॐ हिरण्यगर्भाय नमः ।
- ॐ मरीचये नमः ।
- ॐ आदित्याय नमः ।
- ॐ सवित्रे नमः ।
- ॐ अर्काय नमः ।
- ॐ भास्कराय नमः ।
- ॐ श्रीसवितृ-सूर्यनारायणाय नमः ।
One who performs Surya Namaskar everyday get tremendous health benefits . Here we are elaborating some of the benefits which you get with this unique technique .
1. Provide strength to muscles and joints
Due to stretching in Surya Namaskar it strengthens muscles , joints and ligaments . It also improves the flexibility of the body and improve the functioning of internal organs .
2. Improve Glow on face
Surya Namaskar improves the blood circulation which brings glow on the face . It also delays the sign of ageing .
3. Improves digestion
Surya Namaskar improves circulation toward the intestine resulting in better digestion . It also eases the flatulence .
4. Helps in Weight Loss
Surya Namaskar improves metabolism which helps in weight management . During these postures abdominal muscles stretch and help you to lose belly fat .
5. Reduces stress and anxiety
Surya Namaskar relaxes the body and keeps the mind calm . It helps in good night sleep. It improves the functioning of the nervous system and helps to manage anxiety .
6. Helps in Detoxification
Due to the rhythmic breathing process it improves the oxygen supply in blood . It also improves the flow of lymph and enhances the detoxification process .