Mayur Deshpande
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SUN SALUTATION (SURYA NAMASKAR (soor-yee-ah-nahma-skar))

In Hindu mythology, the sun (Sun is considered as a god) is worshipped as a symbol of health and immortal life. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation (Salute to the sun) is a common sequence of yoga asanas/poses to salute/worship Sun. Its origins lie in a worship of SUN. The physical base of the practice links together twelve poses/asanas in a dynamically performed series. These asanas are ordered so that they alternately stretch the spine backwards and forwards.

Sequence of Sunsalutation, 12 yoga asanas/poses are as follows.
1.PRANAMASANA
2.HASTA UTTHANASANA
3.NAMASKAR ANUVITTASANA
4.UTTHANASANA
5.ASHWA SANCHALANA
6.PHALKASANA
7.ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA
8.ASHTANG NAMASKAR
9.BRUJANGASANA
10. ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA
11.ASHWA SANCHALANA
12.UTTHANASANA