Garudasana – Eagle Pose Advantages and Steps

Gurudasana is an upstanding posture. We previously discussed Seating Asana, such as Padmasana, Siddhasana, Swastikasana, and Sukhasana in depth. If you want to learn these asanas quickly, click on the link next to the name of the asana.
Gurudasana contains the essence of two words. The first is Gurud, which is the name of a bird called Gurud in Sanskrit and Eagle in English. This asana is named Garudasana because when performed, the person’s shape resembles that of a Gurud (Eagle). Each yoga asana has its own set of advantages. As a result, practicing Gurudasana has many advantages.

How to Perform Garudasana

Stand on your Yoga mat. Raise your right leg in front of you. Move it around the left leg like a rope’s curve.

Similarly, cross the right hand over the left and curve it around the left. Then, exhaling, join the palms of your two hands in front of your nose.

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Maintain this posture for as long as you are able, as much as you can,

Press one thigh against the other. Repeat the procedure with the other hand and foot.

This Asana should be practiced in either direction for at least one minute per day. There is no need to hold your breath for a few days at first.

Swadhishthan Chakra is the focus of attention.

Garudasana Benefits

  • There is perpendicular traction while standing. This asana removes defects in the lower part of the back, such as backache and slipped disc.
  • It prevents the testicles and hernia from enlarging.
  • It alleviates rheumatic pains, sciatica, and arthritis.
  • Hand trembling is reduced, and the nervous system is strengthened.
  • Fatigue caused by long periods of walking and standing is eliminated with this asana.
  • It prevents tumors on the feet from growing.
  • All problems associated with the anus and urinary region are resolved
  • A person’s stamina improves by performing Gurudasana.
  • Concentration improves.
  • The IQ level rises by performing this asana.
  • By performing Garudasana, the balance of both legs is restored.

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