(SS-III.95), (HR-III.11, 52), (GhS-II.13) 

  (also called Sukhasana, the easy posture)

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Translation : Sit comfortably with the head, neck and spine straight,  in the cross-legged position, with the toes held firmly in the gap between thighs and calf muscles. This is  called Swastikasana.

Benefits :

  • 1 of the 4 main meditation postures, simplest and most comfortable
  • start of with 5 min and build up to  3 hours
  • Strengthens  core muscles to allow you to sit comfortably without moving the body for extended periods of time
  • Strengthens the abdominals and back
  • Benefits knee problems and sciatica
  • Reduces high blood pressure, calms the mind
  • Maintains normal body temperature
  • Kundalini is awakened with regular practice
  • No disease can attack his body and he obtains vayu –siddhi