Sirsasana & Shavasana – Most powerful yoga asanas to cure all diseases

SIRSASANA – The king of asanas

Sirsasana is a topsy-turvy pose in which your stand on your head.

How to do Sirsasana

Kneel on the ground. Bend forward and place your arms on the ground at right angle to each other with fingers interlocked.

Place your head in your palms and raise the legs slowly till you are balanced vertically on your head. Remain in this position for half to one minute to start with and slowly increase it to 5 or 10 minutes after some months.

sirsasana steps
Sirsasana steps

Sirsasana Benefits

This is called the king of asanas. Sirsasana invigorates and energizes. It is a powerful blood purifier. This pose cures all diseases of the liver, spleen, lungs and the genito-urinary system.

It gradually cures piles, deafness, cure diabetes, colic, pyorrhea and constipation. The digestive power will improve. It is best suited for ladies also. Many uterine and ovarian diseased are cured. (Should not be practiced during monthly periods and pregnancy). Sterility disappears. Memory improves remarkably.

Eyesight improves. Gray hair disappears. Spinal cord and spinal nerve roots receive an abdundant supply of bold. Sexual energy is increased. Nerves of the body are energized, invigorated and galvanized.

Many incurable diseases are cured by the regular practice of this asana. In the beginning you may, if required, stat this asana by leaning your legs against a wall until you are able to get independent balance.

Sirsasana should not generally be practiced after the age of fifty unless you had practiced it before, in which case it can be practiced at any age after fifty also.


Rests on your back. Keep the entire body free and in a straight position. Palms can be either on the floor or you can keep them upward.

Try not to utilize any cushion under your head. Now continue breathing in normal way. Keep the eyes shut and let the entire body fall on the floor in an over the top way. This position should stay all through the real practice.


Steps for practice

  • Close your eyes and keep them shut for two seconds. At that point open them for two seconds. Do this basic opening and shutting of eyes for three to four times.
  • Open the eyes again and look upward, then descending then straight. Presently look towards the left side, then towards the right side, then straight again and then close the eyes. Repeat this eye practice two to three times.
  • Now open your mouth wide without straining it.Turn the tongue inside the mouth in such a way that its tip is folded back towards the throat area, and then shut the mouth. Keep the mouth shut and tongue folded for 10 seconds. At that point open the mouth and bring the tongue folded for 10 seconds. At that point open the mouth and take the tongue back to its normal position, then close the mouth. Repeat the procedure for a few circumstances.
  • Keeping your eyes shut; bring your mental concentration towards your toes. See (mentally) that the toes are relaxed. At that point move gradually upward and towards the head area mentally by checking the knees, thighs, abdomen, spinal line, back, shoulders, neck, arms, palms, fingers and rest of the region of the body. To make certain that they are really relaxed. Make a slight movement of the neck and head by turning right and left. At that point let the head rest at an agreeable position. Presently the whole body is physically relaxed.

Then relax the mind with the following process: Select a place of natural beauty which you have ever gone to and preferred, for example, a park, a garden, a yard or a riverside and feel as though you are mentally present at that place. Join your psyche to that place.

Feel as though you are lying at that place and breathing air of the same environment. Presently while keeping the mind attached with that environment, take some deep breaths. In this deep breathing, simply breathe out and breathe in gradually but deeply.

During the breathing, the stomach ought to go upward while breathing in and it ought to come downward while breathing out. One exhalation and one inward breath make one round.

Try not to rush in this deep breathing is over. Remain in that position for 5 to 10 minutes. At that point open your eyes and extend your body and after that be situated. You have finished the Shavasana.

Shavasana Benefits

Shavasana has a decent impact upon the patient and in addition upon any yoga professional. One quick impact is that it relaxes every one of the muscles, nerves and the organs of the body framework.

At the point when the muscles, nerves and the organs are completely relaxed, they gain strength and their normal health is restored.

For individuals experiencing insomnia, high and low blood pressure, gastric inconvenience, lungs and heart troubles and mental issues, Shavasana is a surprising procedure for giving quick help.

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