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Surya Namaskar and its Ayurveda Connection

Ashish Rastogi
Jan 9, 2017
Surya Namaskar has been referred in Yoga as a complete body exercise in the morning, and has led people to believe that it is exclusive to Yoga. However, the technique is also used by Ayurveda institute in Rishikesh India. The health benefits of this ancient technique can help you strengthen your immunity and increase core strength.

The Right Time for Surya Namaskar

The set of 12 postures has the best effect on body when done during sunrise. Since you have an empty stomach in the morning these postures act both as warm up and the difficult asanas. When done early morning it vitalizes the mind and body making us ready for the challenges in the day ahead. This ancient technique of poses can also be practiced during the afternoon and evenings to revitalize the body and mind, but the best effect is in the morning.

The Benefits of Surya Namaskar for General Health

Regularly doing the Surya Namaskar improves the blood flow and helps in keeping the blood pressure in control. As per Ayurveda it benefits every part of the body including the internal organs like liver, kidneys, stomach, throat and the legs and hands too. It also relives tension in shoulder and neck which is the main concern of people who have sitting jobs.

It also benefits the mind and calms it down, thereby reducing the cases of anxiety and stress. It has been proven that it can help reduce weight as well. Apart from having general benefits it also helps regulate the endocrine system and helps the body function properly and be disease free. It is a complete package of exercise that is good for general health and well being and particularly beneficial for people with anxiety, stress and depression issues.

The connect with Ayurveda

This early morning practice helps to balance the three doshas mentioned in Ayurveda. As per texts of Ayurveda balanced diet and regular practice of the Surya Namaskar helps in slowing down ageing and being healthy for a longer time in one's life. Ayurvedic treatment coupled with this ancient morning practice helps quicker recovery from ailments. The practice is a perfect blend of posture, chanting and breathing, and helps in overall body and mind being healthy.
About the Author
Ashish is involved in the practice of managing a center of Ayurveda in Rishikesh.He has been interested in putting his thoughts on paper and maintains personal diary. The articles that he posts a modular version of his thoughts on Marma Therapy Course . Thoughts along with experience at Haritha Ayurveda and Panchakarma Center make his articles close to Practical life.
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