Sukhasana Benefits and Steps

Sukhasana is a simple meditation-related Asana. This Asana allows one to sit comfortably for an extended period of time.

Sukhasana, Swastikasana, Siddhasana and Padmasana are important sitting poses in Yoga.

Sukhasana Steps

Place yourself on a Yoga mat. Straighten both of your legs. Place one foot beneath the other knee and the other foot beneath the first. The neck and spine should be kept straight but not tense.


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Both hands should remain in the Gyan Mudra position. Close your eyes comfortably. Maintain a calm and steady mind. Inhaling and exhaling should continue normally.

Start this pose at your home or office without any Yoga Teacher Training.
Agya Chakra is the focus of attention.

Sukhasana Benefits

By sitting for an extended period of time in this Asana, our body, life, senses, organs, and mind experience little fatigue.

The joints in the lower body become less stiff. It also helps us develop the habit of sitting properly.
It regulates the process of inhalation and exhalation.
This asana is beneficial for long periods of sitting in Shravan Manan and nidhidhyasan Samadhi.
Consistent practice of this Asana brings mental peace.

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