Shashankasan (Rabit pose)

Shashank means rabbit, which is a very peaceful and soft creature. The shape of this asana is like a rabbit. Another meaning of the word is moon; the posture provides coolness like a moon, sub siding anger.

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Sit in vajrasana on your toes. Rest hands on thighs.
   
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While inhaling, raise hands over the head towards the sky.
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While exhaling, bend forward touching the hands and forehead to the floor.
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Retain this position.
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Breathe normally.
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Repeat.
   
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  One Minute to three minutes.
   
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This posture makes high blood pressure normal.
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It calms anger and maintains peace.
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It strengthens the muscles of the legs, thighs and spine.
   


How to train the mind
We have drawn a circle around the mind. We do not want to cross this circle. It is not possible to assess the potential of the mind without breaking this cordon. The mind can know the thoughts of other minds also and influence them. It can send and receive messages to and from other minds also.

Do You Know ?
Scientific breathing begins with a slow, calm and complete exhalation. Contraction of the abdominal muscles helps to evacuate the lungs by raising the diaphragm. Having emptied the lungs, the next step is to fill it up to the maximum extent.

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