COMPARATIVE REVIEW OF ASANA MENTIONED IN GHERANDA SAMHITA, HATHYOGA PRADIPIKA AND SHIVA SAMHITA.
Dr. Vikash Bhatnagar, Dr. Deepak Sharma*, Dr. Sandeep M. Lahange, Dr. Neha Udainiya,
Dr. Dharmendra Choudhary, Dr. Isha Herswani and Dr. Rekha Sharma
Asana means a state of being in which one can remain physically and mentally steady, calm, quiet and comfortable for a long stretch of time. So Yogasana in this context are practiced to develop the practitioner's ability to sit comfortably in one position for an extended length of time. In this article an effort is made by reviewing different Asana from Gheranda Samhita, Hathyoga Pradipika and Shiva Samhita so that people can easily understand and differentiate the basic asana and adapt the original authentic traditional asana in their practice to get maximum benefit out of it in their daily routines.
Keywords: Asana and its purpose of defining, hatha yoga, nadi, laya yoga, vinyasas.
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