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Roaring Lion Pose (Sinhagarjanasana)

is an Indian translation for Roaring Lion pose. If possible practice this asana during sunrise time facing eastern direction. You can learn this asana as below:

Routine Benefits
Breathing Pattern Consciousness


  • Get in the Vajrasana pose.

  • Close the eyes and contemplate about the roaring lion.

  • Open the eyes and spread the knees apart.

  • Place the palm fingers below the knees.

  • Bend a little forward but hold the rest of body as it is.

  • Keep the elbows straight.

  • Turn the neck little backward with ease so that you may realize some strain there.

  • If possible keep the mouth shut.

  • Attempt to concentrate over the eyebrow center with open eyes.

  • For this you may adopt Shambhavi Mudra.

  • Remain conscious towards the physical balance in this pose.

  • Inhale deep.

  • Hold the air to the limit in the lungs, thereafter open the mouth and bring tongue outside to the maximum.

  • You may realize some strain at the facial muscle.

  • Slowly exhale out with clear audible sound of 'hhhaaa' from the throat.

  • You need to copy the roaring lion.

  • After exhaling out completely place the tongue inside and shut the lips close.

  • Then breathe again from nose.

  • This completes one cycle.

Breathing Patterns:

  • Breath deep and slow from the nose 

  • Exhale from mouth with 'hhhaaaa' sound.


  • On the coolness and internal throat tension while exhaling and inhaling.


  • Sweetness in the speech.
  • Relief in the nose, ear and throat related problems.
  • Provides confidence to gibberish child.
  • Provides extrovert quality to introvert child.
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Techniques adapted from Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha by Swami
Satyananda published by Yoga Publications Trust, Munger, Bihar.


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