Asanas: Supta Vajrasana

Supta means lying down.

  • This asana gives relief from indigestion, gastritis, constipation and piles.
  • There is a stimulation of all the glands resulting in a feeling of health.


  1. In the first part one has to attain the Vajrasana. Sit down with legs extended forward.
  2. Fold the legs ar the knee and place the heels besides the buttocks on either side.
  3. Give support to the body at the knees and ankles.
  4. Breathe normally.
  5. Place the palms by the side of the feet, exhaling and supporting the elbow, lower the troso and rest on the elbows.
  6. Lower the head first allowing the upper head to rest on the floor.
  7. Stretch further by resting the back of the head.
  8. Ensure that the knees, shin, thighs, buttocks, shoulders and back of the head are firmly resting on the floor.
  9. Stretch the arms over the head, behind the ears and keep the palms facing the sky.
  10. Breathe normally.
  11. Remain in this pose of 30 seconds.

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