Supta Vajrasana (also spelled vajra asana or vairasana) is the technical name for the sleeping thunderbolt pose.
This yoga pose is recommended for spiritual reasons and general improvement of internal organ functions.
It is believed to redirect sexual energy to the brain, which can help reduce sexual urges and improve creativity.
Important Note Before Getting Started: This yoga pose should not be practiced by people who suffer from slipped disc, sciatica, sacral ailments or knee problems. Make sure to read the entire procedure before you start the pose.
Follow these instructions to get into this yoga position:
It is important to not straighten the legs before your back is up as you could dislocate your knees by straightening the legs first.
The supta vajra asana pose offers a good stretch of the upper body and massages the abdominal organs to help reduce constipation.
Because your chest is fully expanded, you can fill your lungs with more oxygen, and this expansion is beneficial to those who suffer from asthma or other breathing disorders. It also improves creativity by redirecting sexual energy to the brain.
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