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Sirsasana

Shirshasana


Sirsasana is known as the king of asanas. This asana uses head-stand pose for reversing the normal effects of gravity. It is also spelt as Shirshasana and Sirshasana.

Regular practice of Sirsasana improves memory power and concentration. It also enables the practitioner to breathe deeply and makes the blood oxygen rich. In this asana the brain draws plenty of prana and blood. It can be practiced for all diseases of the eyes, nose, head, throat and stomach. The benefits this asana is multiplied if you sit for meditation after the practice of it.

Sirsasana is not suited for the persons with high blood pressure glaucoma or a detached retina.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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