Vajarasan(Thunderbolt Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

Vajarasan Vajarasan(Thunderbolt Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


(Thunderbolt pose)
Yoga is one of the best ways to soothe, relax, and uplift the trinity of your body, mind, and soul. Yoga heals inside and out. Yoga is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to stay fit and healthy. You can stay fit and healthy by merely practicing a half hour to one hour of yoga is a collection of simple breathing exercises to the most intense exercise that needs months of practice to perform. Every yoga posture includes a lot of hidden benefits. One of the easiest yet very effective yoga postures is vajarasan.
vajarasan is a seated posture that consists of two Sanskrit words. The words Vajra means thunderbolt,Asana is posture.
Hence, this pose is a thunderbolt pose. The name was given after the shape it takes. Practicing this pose will form a shape of a diamond and also help us in building our body as strong and tough as a diamond. Therefore, the name was defined as vajarasan.
Thunderbolt or vajarasan is one of the most practiced yoga by people. This pose can be practiced before or after performing yoga. Practicing before yoga will work as a warmup pose and practicing after the yoga will work as a relaxing pose to calm down your body. practicing such poses will reduce the chances of getting injured. This is such a simple pose and everyone from any age group can practice this pose. This pose can be beneficial in reducing your weight. It stretches your thighs, spine, butts, and back. The stretch will reduce the excessive weight of your body. practicing this asana will give your quadriceps a nice stretch. This posture is very beneficial during meditation. It will help you in deep meditation. This simple pose can be practiced for 15 minutes or more according to your strength. You can practice this posture in the morning or evening after evacuation. This posture can be practiced 15 minutes after dinner for enhancing your digestion. 

Step 1: Stand on the floor on your knees. Your legs must be in the backward direction and your spine must be straight.
Step 2: Sit back on the folded legs. Your hips must be placed on the folded legs. Buttocks should rest on the heels and thighs should rest on your calves.
Step 3: Adjust your pelvis and thighs slightly backward and forward until you feel comfortable.
Step 4: Keep your spine, neck, and head straight and close your eyes. Start inhaling and exhaling and slowly concentrate on your inner self.
Step 5: Focus on your inner self and meditate. Do not force your breathing, keep your eyes closed and relax.
Step 6: Stay in the posture for at least 5 minutes.
Step 7: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Precautions: Props and modification: