ADVANTAGE OF SURYA NAMASKAR ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
Dr. Vinod Kumar*, Dr. Punam Kumari, Dr. Sakshi, Dr. Subhash Upadhyay
Since ancient times, worshiping the sun has been practiced in India for prosperity .Surya namaskar mentioned in Vedas. Surya namaskar assists in stimulating every system of the body .For centuries we have bowed and offered prayers to the Sun- the source of life on the planet.Without the Sun, there will be no life on Earth. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is an exceptionally old method of paying admiration or communicating appreciation to the Sun that is the wellspring of all types of life on the planet. Purpose of this article is to describe the role of Surya namaskar for maintaining health of human. It is a key to physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The musculo-skeletal system and soft organs of the body are strengthen with practicing Suryanamaskara. It provides concentration, calmness and train our neuro-muscular system. Spiritual well-being affects positively on human mind and develops stability, balance and adjustment in life. Surya Namaskara is a key to remove stress and tension. This article gives understanding about the methods of performing Suryanamaskara, its benefits and precautions while perform.
Keywords: SUN SALUTATION, SURYA NAMASKAR, Tweleve Asana, scientific justification.
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