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Roaring Lion Pose (Sinhagarjanasana)


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

Routine:

  • 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.

Consciousness:

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

Benefits:

  • 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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