Anjanaya Asana – The Salutation Pose

Introduction to Anjanaya Asana

The Meaning of the Sanskrit word anjaneya is “salutation or praise”. The root word anj means to respect, to celebrate, to smear. Anjanaya Asana is good for all ages. It is pronounced as Ahn-jah-nay-ah-sa-na.

Benefits of Anjanaya Asana/The Salutation Pose

Benefits of Anjanaya Asana

The Anjanaya Asana is a combination or merges of many poses and mudras (gestures) in a flowing manner, that Merges motion, wide-spreading or stretching and holds. Anjanaya Asana is very beneficial in term of backbone, arms, thorax, legs and pelvic girdle or hip.

Daily exercise of Anjanaya Asana would build up your concentration power to a great extent and improve your body balance. Keeping in mind a sense of worship and praise, Anjanaya Asana should be performed. Relax your body and take your time to dwell in silence and calm, when your hands are held at the Mudra or the gesture of salutation (anjali-mudra). keep the feeling of admire in mind as you stretch your arms in skyward direction. Get the feeling of body-mind-heart all extending in appreciation of the holiness of life. Read Full Article

Anjanaya Asana – The Salutation Pose

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