The 1st Surya Namaskar Posture

Category: Surya Namaskar 0 0

Taking Position The 1st Surya Namaskar
1st-posture-of-surya-namask
This is the commencing position. Assume a calm and prayerful mood.

Prepare to pay obeisance to the Sun.

Positioning the Limbs

  • Look towards the East. Stand straight on your seat (mat/carpet/blanket).
  • Both your feet must be on the same level and about 12 centimeters apart.
  • Keep your arms close to your body. They must be kept straight down.
  • Ensure that your knees are stiff. The back portion of your head must be in the same line as your back and heels.
  • The abdomen needs to be drawn in. Raise the chest.
  • Bend your arms and place your hands before the chest. It should be in a prayerful gesture.
  • Lightly join together both your palms. The palms should be turned upwards.
  • The fingers must be stretched out. They must point upwards.
  • The thumbs as well as the fingertips of both the hands must touch each other.
  • The thumbs should be touching the middle portion of the chest. The elbow up to the forearms should be in alignment.

Commencing the Namaskar

  • Look ahead. Don’t open the mouth. You must be well placed or balanced while standing.
  • Exhale.
  • Breathe normally.
  • Condition your mind in such a way that your body is relaxed.
  • Now, worship the Sun.



Continue reading:

The 2nd Surya Namaskar Posture



There are altogether six inhalation steps This posture starts that inhalation process The Techniques The...

The 5th Surya Namaskar Posture From this point onwards till the completion of the eighth Surya Namaskar posture you'll have...



The 4th Surya Namaskar Posture The 4th Surya Namaskar As we have stated one position merges into the other It...

The 3rd Surya Namaskar Posture This posture is almost the opposite of posture 2 and it encompasses the Pada Hastasana...

The 6th Surya Namaskar Posture Now you are about to conclude the first half of the 12 Surya Namaskar postures...

The 7th Surya Namaskar Posture The seventh Surya Namaskar posture resembles Bhujangasana There is a minor but fine difference between...

The 8th Surya Namaskar Posture The eighth Surya Namaskar posture stretches the body in the direction opposite to the seventh...

The 9th Surya Namaskar Posture The 9th Surya Namaskar marks the return to the starting position Mentionably the fourth position...

The 10th Surya Namaskar Posture Begin the 10th Surya Namaskar by resuming the third posture Methodology The 10th Surya Namaskar...

The 11th Surya Namaskar Posture The 11th Surya Namaskar This penultimate posture will bring you back to the second posture...

The 12th Surya Namaskar Posture The 12th Surya Namaskar The 12th posture returns us to the first posture After its...

Surya Namaskar in Sequential order Can one do the postures in random order Unfortunately No One cannot do the 12...


Related Articles

Add Comment